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Sheldon Turner Glides Merrily with the "Super Freak"

December 14, 2006 (8:46 am) GMT
"The Longest Yard" screenwriter Sheldon Turner has been assigned to pen "Super Freak: The Rick James Story" script.

Making a diversion into dramatic genre, "" scribe Sheldon Turner is on duty to pen the script of "Super Freak: The Rick James Story", a big screen feature about the life of the controversial punk-funk singer, Variety has learned.

Intended by Turner not to be a typical rags-to-riches-to-drugs music biopic, the project has already had Texas-based entrepreneur John Farbes to handle the financial matters. Furthermore, the man will also seat as the executive producer alongside Mark Gill with Patrick Aluise and Jennifer Klein producing.

Recently wrote for Jonathan Liebesman's "", Sheldon has also been tapped to pen the screenplays of a number of upcoming big screen features, including "Wanted", "", and "" in which he will team once more with Klein.

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