Thursday December 12, 2019

Don Cheadle and all that jazz

The Iron Man star's iron will in playing Miles Davis

17th April, 2016
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Don Cheadle merges truth, fiction and contradiction in his new biopic about Miles Davis

Don Cheadle first learned he would be playing jazz legend Miles Davis a decade ago when Davis’s nephew, Vince Wilburn jnr, namechecked Cheadle as the only actor who could pull it off. “Don Cheadle is going to play Miles Davis,” he told reporters at his uncle’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 2006.

This was the catalyst for what was to become a long and...

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