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Ol' Dirty Bastard, the rapper who died in 2004, will be played by "The Wire" star Michael K. Williams in "Dirty White Boy," the film's producers said Thursday. "Dirty White Boy" is the story of Ol' Dirty Bastard, whose real name was Russell Jones (right), and his unlikely friendship with Jarred Weisfeld, 22-year-old VH1 intern-turned-manager from the suburbs. Weisfeld and Jones' mother, Cherry Jones, are cooperating with the project. Parts & Labor's Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy, who produced "Beginners," are partnering with Todd Hagopian at Ocean Size Pictures to make the »

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