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Spike Lee To Direct Justin Timberlake’s ‘Spinning Gold?’

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Spike Lee is in early talks to direct Justin Timberlake’s forthcoming flick, Spinning Gold.

According to Variety, Lee has come on board to direct the biopic about record executive Neil Bogart, but according to CAA, a deal has not been closed.

Foresight Unlimited announced the film during the Cannes Film Festival in May and is set to to talk with international buyers about the biopic at the American Film Market next week.

In the film, Timberlake will play the infamous record exec best known as the founder of Casablanca Records. The movie is expected to start shooting in the middle of next year.

Lee, who is currently filming Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth, has been a busy man. Aside from the Tyson comedy starring the former boxer himself, Spike recently completed his thriller Oldboy, starring Samuel L. Jackson. The film is set to hit theaters Nov. 27.

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