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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Kuti Biopic In The Works

A biopic is being developed about Fela Kuti by Focus Features. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the studio has acquired the book "Fela: The Life and Times of an African Musical Icon" by Michael Veal as source material.

Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was known as a pioneer of the AfroBeat genre as well as a human rights activist and political maverick.

He passed away in August 1997.

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