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Hugh Hefner's cause of death revealed

Hugh Hefner's cause of death revealed

"When he learned that I had recovered the rights to the story of Hef, he told me", I want to play it.

Playboy announced Hefner's death at 91 on September 27.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ratner invited Leto to the Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles back in April for the premiere of Amazon's docu-series "American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story".

The movie has been in the pipeline more or less since 2007, when it was initially set up at Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment. "He's one of the great actors of today", said Ratner, who will direct the film. The rights later expired and Ocean's 11 producer Jerry Weintraub picked them up for Warner Bros. "I want to send you to treatment" and he did", said Camden, who had been suffering from bulimia since the age of 16.

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Ratner said he's confident there is enough footage of Hefner available that Leto will be able to "get as much information as he wants". After leaving his job as a young copywriter in 1952 after being denied a $5 raise, Hefner put himself heavily in debt - including to his mother ("Not because she believed in the venture, but because she believed in her son") to launch adult magazine Playboy.

Hugh Hefner was married three times - with Mildred Williams between 1949 and 1959, with Kimberley Conrad between 1989 and 2010 and, finally he tied the knot with Playboy bunny Crystal Harris in 2012. It was not easy going though, as he faced stern opposition from conservatives on several occasions, even resulting in Hefner being taken to court for obscenity. The film will be made by X Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner.

Apart from working on the biopic, Brett will also be working on reviving Hugh's talk show Playboy After Dark.


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