Don Cheadle as Miles Davis

Don Cheadle as Miles Davis

After years of talking about directing a Miles Davis movie, Don Cheadle recently set out to raise $325,000 at IndieGogo.com to help fund the film independently. The Oscar-nominated actor spoke at length about Miles Ahead yesterday with Entertainment Weekly, releasing the first photo of himself as the mercurial jazz maverick. But is Cheadle off to a bold start or already behind the 8-ball of believability?