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Don Cheadle

House Of Lies star Don Cheadle has been cast to play the legendary jazz musician Miles Davis in the biopic Kill the Trumpet Player. Cheadle will not only star in the BiFrost Pictures production, but he also co-wrote the script with Steven Baigelman and will be making his directorial debut, The Associated Press reports.The film will primarily focus on Davis' life when he temporarily retired from music only to reemerge in 1979. In addition to Cheadle, Ewan McGregor will reportedly play a Rolling Stone magazine reporter, while Star Trek actress Zoe Saldana will play the musician's former wife Frances. Davis passed away in 1991 at the age of 65.

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