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James Franco has set his sights on Beautiful People. The Oz: The Great and Powerful actor is to direct and star in the biopic based on the life of Jay Sebring, reports Deadline. The hairstylist and playboy was a rising star in the '60s and a friend of Steve McQueen, Bruce Lee, the Rat Pack and Jim Morrison. His story was cut short when he was killed by the Manson family at a party of friend and former lover Sharon Tate. (more) »


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