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Video of the Day: Movie Preview for 'The Soloist'

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If you haven't read LA Times columnist Steve Lopez' book, The Soloist, it comes with a high recommendation. And if you're a fan of reading books before the movie version comes out, then you've got to November 21st.

Robert Downey Jr. plays Steve Lopez and Jamie Foxx plays Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, the street musician Lopez discovered in Pershing Square before writing a series of amazing columns that led to the book.

Related: LA Times' Steve Lopez Speaks at USC Annenberg Commencement in 2007

(h/t Kevin Roderick at LAO)