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Soul Musician John Legend Set to Appear in 'Soul Men'

February 13, 2008 (7:29 am) GMT
The 'Ordinary People' hitmaker has been signed to star as a dead band member in the upcoming drama comedy starring Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac.

Soul musician is joining the star-studded cast of drama comedy "". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 29-year-old platinum-selling "" singer will be joining the earlier cast members, and .

In the Malcolm Lee latest directing project, the hitmaker of "Ordinary People" is set to portray Marcus Hook, the frontman of the 1970s' popular soul band The Read Deal whose death forces the two remaining members to reunite. Joining him in the casting are , as well as musicians, Isaac Hayes, Affion Crockett, Adam Herschman, Fatso Fasano and Jackie Long.

On the other new cast's news, it was reported that Coolidge will be playing the love interest of Mac's character, while Sean who is the former "Will & Grace" star has been signed to portray the band's abominable manager. This movie will also mark the comeback of Isaac to the big screen since he suffered a stroke back in 2006. Allegedly, the filming of the comedy has begun in Shreveport, Memphis and Los Angeles.

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