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Bob Geldof to Return to the Big Screen in a Role Inspired by a French Philosopher

The former Boomtown Rats rocker Bob Geldof, who gave a riveting performance as Pink in Alan Parker’s live-action and animated musical Pink Floyd – The Wall in 1982, is set to return to the big screen. He’s poised to take on a role inspired by outspoken philosopher and writer Bernard-Henri Lévy in the French film Mauvaise Fille (Bad Girl). French actor Patrick Mille will make his directorial debut with the film, which is an adaptation of his girlfriend Justine Lévy’s best-selling autobiographical novel of the same name. Justine, whose previous two books have received rave literary reviews in the Us, also happens to be Bernard-Henri’s daughter. Hit the jump to find out more about Geldof’s role. Best known for his humanitarian work since bringing global attention to the Ethiopian famine in 1984, which subsequently led to Band Aid, USA For Africa and Live Aid, Bob Geldof will return

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