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Miles Davis Biopic Rolls On, Likely Headed For An Art House Theatre Near You

I hate to sound like I am raining on the creative parade, but what is so darn wrong about a Miles Davis Biopic just ‘being about Miles?’ Don Cheadle recently spoke with Vibe.com about the project: “Biopics are concerned with cradle to the grave depictions of a subject and character. This movie is much more … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: Unofficial Teaser Poster Should Be Official!

If you know me then you know I am obsessed with the Miles Davis Biopic. The other day I was chatting with graphic designer Julien Trédan-Turini (interviewed here last week) about the film and my intense curiosity about what the movie poster will (one day) look like. We’re on step 7 out of 100 (1000?!) … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: New Screenwriter Working With Don Cheadle

Although the Oscar-nominated screenwriting and producing duo Chris Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele are still listed on IMDB as part of the Untitled Miles Davis Biopic, Erin Davis (Davis’ son) and Vince Wilburn Jr. (Davis’ nephew), in a recent interview with YRB Magazine, reveals that a new writer, Steven Baigelman, is collaborating with Don Cheadle … Continue reading

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Don Cheadle Inks TV Deal With NBC; ‘Miles Davis’ The TV series Sounds Like A Great Idea!

According to Variety, Crescendo, the production company Cheadle launched with former managers Kay Liberman and Lenore Zerman, has sealed a first-look TV deal at NBC. Seriously – a TV series based on the life and times of Miles Davis? How is that not appointment television? A mini-series might not be too terrible either. In truth, … Continue reading

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What Will Happen First: Don Cheadle Wins the World Series of Poker, or Don Cheadle Releases His Miles Davis Biopic?

Does this look like a man concerned with filming the life and times of Miles Davis? On a non-cynical note, congratulations to Don Cheadle and everyone associated with last week’s “Ante Up For Africa” poker fundraiser in Las Vegas. The charity event raised funds for the humanitarian relief effort benefiting the victims of strife in … Continue reading