Gina Turner, Pittsburg, Calif.
Bridges is still talkin’ ’bout (Killing) Willis. While the book hadn’t made the best-seller list as of press time, the former child star (Diff’rent Strokes) tells us he’s in talks to turn his story into a feature film. “If it’s done right and acted right, we can get ourselves to the Oscars,” says Bridges, 45, who lives in Los Angeles with wife Dori, son Spencir, 12, and daughter Bo Rushing, 14. The arc is “Hollywood meets gangster meets survival.” Bridges sees Larenz Tate or Nick Cannon filling his shoes as an adult and Jaden Smith playing him as a child. “Jaden has the chops to cry,” Bridges says. “I was a very emotional kid.”
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