Two Joe Strummer Films In The Works
The Clash frontman will be fictionalised in two upcoming moviesNME reports that the enigmatic punk icon will be the topic of a film entitled The Right Profile, which Variety says is due to be directed by French actress Julie Delpy.
The film will apparently focus on the guitarist and singer’s Clash years as well as his planned disappearance from the public spotlight in 1982. The film is named after a song on the punk classic ‘London Calling’ and will be produced by Simon Halfon.
Meanwhile Film4 are apparently backing another Strummer film entitled Joe Public.
That film is being scripted by Paul Viragh, who wrote the excellent Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.