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Frank Sinatra's documentary set to be filmed

3 April 2013 4:35 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New York, Apr . 3: Directors Brett Ratner, Brian Grazer and Graydon Carter are reportedly in talks to team up on an HBO documentary.

According to sources, the project, which is based on the book 'Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra' by the singer's longtime valet George Jacobs, was once slated as a feature for Ratner to direct, starring Chris Tucker, but has now been re-imagined as a TV doc, the New York Post reported.

However, an HBO representative said that no deal has been made with the cable network.

The book by Jacobs and Hollywood biographer William Stadiem was published in 2003 as a behind-the-scenes look at. »

- Lohit Reddy

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Moneywood: Book Review

18 January 2013 9:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

This story first appeared in the Jan. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. William Stadiem, a sometime screenwriter, best-selling author of a memoir about befriending Frank Sinatra and co-writer of books with Marilyn Monroe’s maid and Hollywood madam Alex Adams, had a great idea, a high-concept pitch if you will: a breezy, gossipy retelling of “Hollywood in its last age of excess” -- the go-go ’80s of hairdresser-turned-producer Jon Peters and the coke-snorting, Ferrari-driving Don Simpson (Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop). Certainly, the period has not lacked for chroniclers, including Hit &

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- Andy Lewis

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