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Rapper Andre 3000 will play Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming movie about the rock legend, All Is By My Side, according to the Irish Film and Television Network.

As IFTN reports, the film will be set in the mid-60s when the Rolling Stone’s Keith Richards discovered Hendrix in a New York club. It is set to begin filming in three weeks in Dublin and Wicklow, Ireland.

Andre 3000, whose real name is Andre Benjamin, had previously starred in films such as Idlewild and Four Brothers.

No confirmation yet from Andre 3000 or the production company, but we’ll keep you updated.

  • http://twitter.com/shaneepps Shane Epps

    Too bad the movie won’t have any licensed music to  use…

  • http://twitter.com/CassiopeiaDrake Cassie Drake

    I always pictured Lenny Kravitz doing Jimmy Hendrix. I’m sad it won’t be him.

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