Born to Be Blue is a 2015 Canadian drama film directed by Robert Budreau. It was shown in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. The film is about American jazz musician Chet Baker. The film is scheduled to be released in a limited release on 25 March 2016, by IFC Films.
In October 2014, it was announced that Ethan Hawke had joined the cast portraying the role of Chet Baker, with Robert Budreau directing from a screenplay he wrote.That same month, it was announced that Carmen Ejogo, Callum Keith Rennie had also joined the cast of the film. Filming took place in Sudbury, Ontario, in fall 2014.