Kirk Douglas to come out with e-book in June

Actor Kick Douglas arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, Calif. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Actor Kirk Douglas arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Sunset Tower on Feb. 26, 2012, in West Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS/AP) At age 95, Kirk Douglas is getting in on the e-book craze.

The legendary actor has an e-memoir coming out in June.

Titled "I Am Spartacus! Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist," the book tells about the Roman epic that came out in 1960 and helped break Hollywood's ban against suspected Communists.

Douglas, who starred in the "Spartacus" movie and helped produce it, reveals that Dalton Trumbo wrote the screenplay after the blacklisted Trumbo had worked throughout the 1950s under assumed names.

The book includes a foreword by George Clooney. It is being released by Open Road Integrated Media, a digital publisher that announced the deal Monday. An audio edition will be narrated by Douglas' actor-son Michael Douglas.

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