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Common and John Legend Will Perform at the ‘Oscars’

Common and John Legend Will Perform at the ‘Oscars’

"Glory," written by John Stephens (a.k.a. John Legend) and Lonnie Lynn (a.k.a. Common ) for the film Selma, is nominated for Original Song. The four other nominated songs are "Everything Is Awesome" from The Lego Movie, "Grateful" from Beyond the Lights, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" from Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me and "Lost Stars" from Begin Again.

Common won a Grammy in 2002 for Best R&B Song for "Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)," and in 2007 for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "Southside," with Kanye West. His many acting credits include the films American Gangster, Wanted, Date Night and Selma, in which he plays the role of Civil Rights leader James Bevel.

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John Legend Plans Found Footage Dance Drama ‘Breaking Through’

John Legend Plans Found Footage Dance Drama ‘Breaking Through’

R&B singer John Legend is joining forces with Step Up All In writer John Swetnam for a found footage dance movie entitled Breaking Through.

John Swetnam is writing the script and he will make his directorial debut with this project, described as a, "documentary-style dance drama for the YouTube generation." Casting is scheduled to start in the near future, with the filmmaker trying to discover new talent like the Step Up franchise has done in the past.

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