Don Cheadle on Becoming Miles Davis
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Don Cheadle on Becoming Miles Davis

This weekend Mr. Cheadle arrives in “Miles Ahead,” a decidedly nonbiopic-like film about the towering jazz trumpeter and composer. Far from the typical linear film narrative, in which a great jazz voice is inevitably brought down, often for good, by drink or drugs (think “Bird,” “’Round Midnight,” “Let’s Get Lost” or “Lady Sings the Blues”), … Continue reading

The Miles Davis Movie: Antoine Fuqua: “We’re Trying To Figure Out Where The Money’s Coming From”
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The Miles Davis Movie: Antoine Fuqua: “We’re Trying To Figure Out Where The Money’s Coming From”

Gabe at The Playlist recently caught up with Antoine Fuqua to chat about his current and upcoming films. Lucky for us Gabe mentioned the Miles Davis Movie that has been in development for what seems like 20 years. It has been reported here at Miles Davis Online for months, as well as on other websites, … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: Is There Yet Another Film About Miles Davis In The Works?

When it comes to the subject of potential films about the life and times of Miles Davis, we have two projects to discuss: Don Cheadle’s longtime-in-development, not a Hollywood biopic thank you very much, project, that is backed by the Davis estate. Then we have the more recently announced biopic put together by director George … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: A New Unofficial Teaser Poster To Enjoy

Our friend Michael Stadtlender has designed seven really outstanding unofficial teaser poster designs for Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Biopic. It’s a pleasure for me to publish the work on Miles Davis Online. If I’m the person down the road charged with marketing the film, I would absolutely seek out talents like Stadtlender, along with Julien … Continue reading