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Cory Monteith dead: Actor channeled addiction struggles in new film
Cory Monteith dead: Actor channeled addiction struggles in new film

Cory Monteith, the "Glee" star found dead this weekend at age 31, made no secret of his struggles with addiction. The actor was so open about his past, in fact, that he recently opted to channel his own experience with drug and alcohol abuse into a feature film role. Last September, Monteith spent three weeks in Philadelphia shooting "McCanick," a cop drama costarring David Morse. In the film -- which is the last known movie Monteith shot -- the actor plays Simon Weeks, a drug-addicted street hustler who is sent to prison for seven years on murder charges. Once Simon is paroled, the detective who put him behind bars -- played by Morse -- goes on a mission to hunt...

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