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As was rumored, Imagine Entertainment partners Ron Howard and Brian Grazer will film Jay-z’s Budweiser Made In America music festival, September 1-2 in Philadelphia. The feature will be released next year. Translation CEO Steve Stoute will be co-producing alongside Grazer and @radical.media, and Howard will direct.  Jay-z headlines the festival and will share exec producer role with Paul Chibe, Anheuser–Busch’s U.S. Marketing vice president. The two-day festival will feature artists such as Pearl Jam, Run-dmc, Drake, Skrillex, Rick Ross, Miike Snow, Odd Future, and Janelle Monáe, all who speak to a new generation of fans. “This will not be a concert film; it’s a reflection of the fabric of what it means to be Made In America – what the festival represents, why Jay is doing it and how he relates to each artist,” Howard said in a statement. Grazer and Stoute previously collaborated in »


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