Los Angeles Times

Kevorkian the focus of upcoming film

Kevorkian the focus of upcoming filmDr. Jack Kevorkian will be the focus of a film planned by Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple. The imprisoned assisted suicide advocate could be played by Oscar winner Ben Kingsley. The film will be based on a 300-page unpublished manuscript by Michigan authors and Kevorkian friends Neal Nicol and Harry Wylie. Kopple and producer Steve Jones say they will begin filming in Michigan by early 2005 and release it late in the year.AP/Richard Sheinwald