Ex-Clash members to advise on London Calling biopic
By CMU Editorial | Published on Thursday 2 December 2010
Former Clash members Paul Simonon and Mick Jones will act as executive producers and advisers on a new film about the making of the band’s 1979 album, ‘London Calling’, it has been announced.
The film is being produced by Ruby Films’ Alison Owen and Paul Trijbits, with a script written by playwright Jez Butterworth.
Owen told the BBC: “Fans of The Clash all over the world have been waiting a long time to see their extraordinary story played out properly and accurately on the big screen. We’re happy that Mick and Paul have given the project their blessing and are on board to help steer the ship”.
Shooting is due to begin next year. No cast has so far been announced.