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Snooker ace Jimmy White is set to have a Hollywood film made about his life. 

The Whirlwind, 61, has been open about his vices, previously estimating he spent £200,000 on drugs, £2million gambling and battled a cocaine addiction.

Actor Ray Winstone told Radio Times he is set to play Jimmy's manager in the upcoming biopic.

He said: 'A few old mates are putting together a film about Jimmy White. Hopefully, we'll be doing that early this year.'

A source told The Sun: 'Jimmy's had a fascinating life and it's being made into a movie. He is one of the most charismatic men in the game and there are plenty of tales to tell.

Snooker ace Jimmy White is set to have a Hollywood film made about his life

Snooker ace Jimmy White is set to have a Hollywood film made about his life

The Whirlwind, 61, has been open about his vices, previously estimating he spent £200,000 on drugs, £2million gambling and battled a cocaine addiction

The Whirlwind, 61, has been open about his vices, previously estimating he spent £200,000 on drugs, £2million gambling and battled a cocaine addiction

'Casting is ongoing at the moment but Ray has already signed up to be a part of it. 

'The film will take in Jimmy's incredible rise in the game, from skipping school to practice his craft to becoming a champion.' 

The insider added that the film will cover Jimmy's battle with drugs and alcohol and they are hoping to get production started in the next few months. 

It comes after Ray recently admitted it took him four days to recover from his daughter Jaime's wedding following her raucous reception in

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