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Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra

Background information
Birth name Francis Albert Sinatra
Born December 12, 1915
Born place Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died May 14, 1998
Death place Los Angeles, California, United States
Genre(s) Traditional pop
Big band
Years active 1935—1995
Label(s) Columbia Records
Capitol Records
Reprise Records
Associated acts Rat Pack
Bing Crosby
Nancy Sinatra
Quincy Jones
Website Website

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Martin Scorsese To Direct Frank Sinatra Biopic

May 14, 2009
Martin Scorsese To Direct Frank Sinatra BiopicFrank Sinatra is set to become the latest musician to get the biopic treatment after it was announced that Martin Scorsese is set to direct a movie about the Rat Pack legend.

The film is being developed by Universal Pictures and Manadaly Pictures after they acquired the rights to the singers music and story.

In a statement Peter Gruber, Chairman of Mandalay Entertainment Group, said: "We have dreamt of making a movie about Frank Sinatra, and Marty Scorsese is undeniably the perfect vision keeper for this project."

The film will be thew first about Sinatra's life and sees Scorsese continue is exploration into the music world following his work on 'Shine A Light' last year.

(by Daniel Melia)

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