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Bosworth Didn't Know Bobby Darin Before Doing Film About Him

Kate Bosworth ( search ) , who's all of 21, admits she had never heard of Bobby Darin ( search ) before landing a co-starring role in a film about the 1950s crooner.Bosworth plays Darin's sweetheart, Sandra Dee ( search ), and Kevin Spacey portrays the singer in "Beyond the Sea" ( search ), which had its British debut Thursday."I knew absolutely nothing about Bobby Darin before this film, but now I'm a huge fan," said Bosworth, wearing a black cocktail dress by Yves Saint-Laurent for the occasion. "There is darkness and tragedy in the story, and it was a dream for me to land this part."The film was a labor of love for Spacey, 45. Besides being on-screen, the two-time Oscar winner produced, directed and co-wrote the film. He also sang all 18 songs on the soundtrack.Spacey has long been fascinated by Darin, who rose from poverty to become one of America's biggest stars of the 1950s and '60s with hits such as "Mack The Knife," "Dream Lover," "Splish Splash" and "Beyond The Sea."Darin marr...

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