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Official trailer released for Don Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic

Sony Pictures Classics has released the full trailer for Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead.

The film is directed and co-produced by actor Don Cheadle (Traffic, Hotel Rwanda, Oceans Eleven, Avengers: Age Of Ultron) who also takes the lead role of the late trumpet player and jazz pioneer.

The film's primary focus is the period from the mid-1970s to the early 80s, during which Davis retreated from the music business.


Ewan MacGregor (Trainspotting, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, The Men Who Stare At Goats) stars alongside Cheadle as Rolling Stone journalist Dave Brill. The role of Davis's first wife Frances Taylor is played by Emayatzi Corinealdi (Addicted, In The Morning, The Invitation).

The film was scored by pianist Robert Glasper under the supervision of Davis's former employee Herbie Hancock. Miles Ahead is released in the UK on 22 April.