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Johnny Carson book by Bill Zehme to be a film

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Updated: December 15, 2012 6:21AM

Chicagoan Bill Zehme’s upcoming book “Carson the Magnificent: An Intimate Portrait,”about late-night TV legend Johnny Carson, has been optioned for the big screen. reports John McLaughlin (“Black Swan”) will pen the screenplay — B.Z.

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