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It was in mid-2011 when we first announced that a Sam Cooke biopic was in the works.  At the time, a script had already been written (by the screenwriters who penned Julie Taymor's Across The Universe, and The Commitments - Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais), which was an adaptation of Peter Guralnick's 2005 bio, Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke.  The news came 4 years after author Guralnick produced the award-winning documentary Sam Cooke: Legend, said to be "the only authorized documentary on Cooke."  The film was to cover Cooke's entire life (born in 1931, died in 1964), and, apparently, all rights (music and »

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