Why the Sex Pistols?
What will the show cover?
Who’ll be playing the Sex Pistols?
An onslaught of biopics
- Respect – anAretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson, who was hand-picked for the role by the Queen Of Soul herself.
- Elvis- Baz Luhrman’s film sees Austin Butler filling Presley’s blue suede shoes and Tom Hanks as the star’s combative manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
- Faithfull – The inside story of Marianne Faithfull’s much-publicised relationship with Mick Jagger, with Lucy Boynton in the title role.
- Untitled Madonna film – scripted and directed by Madonna herself, with the star promising it would depict her “struggle as an artist trying to survive in a man’s world”.
- The United States vs Billie Holliday – which explores how the blues singer was targeted by the FBI over political messages in her music.
- Teddy Pendergrass – Fast & Furious actor Tyrese Gibson will star as the 70s R&B singer, whose career was tragically cut short by a car accident.
- Bob Marley – The star’s son Ziggy is producing a film about the reggae legend’s life for Paramount pictures.
- The Power Of Love – Valérie Lemercier directs and stars in this French-language film inspired by the life and career of Celine Dion.