Duran Duran Are Planning A Biopic - Noise11.com
Duran Duran in Austin Texas photo by Ros O'Gorman

Duran Duran in Austin Texas photo by Ros O'Gorman

Duran Duran Are Planning A Biopic

by Music-News.com on October 29, 2021

in News

Duran Duran are in talks to make a movie about their remarkable career, with band members Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and John and Roger Taylor all involved in negotiations.

The film will chart the group’s formation in the late 1970s and their success during the following decade. It will also document the reunion of the band’s most successful line-up in 2001.

Roger revealed that the group want rising stars to portray them in the film.

He told The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column: “It’s something that is under discussion. It is being discussed and we’ve had different scripts and ideas put forward.

“We haven’t quite decided on the right one yet. But there are things in development so we will see where they go. We would love to do something like that and I think something will happen in the next few years.”

Roger continued: “I would want a really good Hollywood actor to play me.

“It would have to be someone whos on the cusp of their career, whos got the right look, the right vibe and that’s going to take some time to find I think.”

The proposed Duran Duran biopic follows the success of the films ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and ‘Rocketman – about Freddie Mercury and Sir Elton John respectively.

Duran Duran have recently released the album ‘Futures Past’ and Roger has suggested that there is plenty more to come from the band.

Roger said: “We don’t really discuss too far into the future. As long as we stay healthy and relatively sane – which we will, we’re all in a good place now – I can see it continuing for quite a while.”

music-news.com

NEW: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11.com

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Related Posts

Crowded House, Angus and Julia Stone, Boy & Bear To Play Gateway Lakes, Wodonga
Crowded House, Angus and Julia Stone, Boy & Bear To Play Gateway Lakes, Wodonga

Crowded House, Angus and Julia Stone and Boy & Bear will perform at Gateway Lakes on the Victoria/New South Wales border in November.

29 mins ago
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John’s Husband John Easterling Delivers Heartfelt Statement

John Easterling, the husband of Olivia Newton-John, has spoken publicly about the passing of his wife on social media.

52 mins ago
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples To Play Bluesfest Dates In 2023

Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples will play dates together in Sydney and Melbourne for Bluesfest Touring in April as well as the Bluesfest Festival in Byron Bay.

3 hours ago
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Family of Olivia Newton-John Accept Dan Andrews’ State Funeral Offer

Victoria’s Premier Dan Andrews has confirmed that the family of Olivia Newton-John has accepted the offer of a state funeral.

4 hours ago
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John And Judith Durham Dominate iTunes Chart

Fans of Olivia Newton-John and Judith Durham are mourning their loss listening to their music with Olivia and Judith dominating the iTunes chart in Australia today.

1 day ago
Darryl Hunt of the Pogues photo from The Pogues Facebook page
The Pogues Bass Player Darryl Hunt Dies At Age 72

Darryl Hunt, the long time bass player for The Pogues, has died at age 72.

1 day ago
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour.
Madonna On the Beyoncé ‘Break My Soul’ Remix

Madonna has shared the admiring note she received from Beyonce´ after the release of a new track featuring one of her most famous songs.

1 day ago