EXCLUSIVE: MGM will produce a feature film based on the life of iconic singer Boy George with Sacha Gervasi (M y Dinner with Herve, Anvil: The Story of Anvil ), set to write and direct. The biopic will be produced by Kevin King Templeton ( Creed I & II ) and Paul Kemsley. George and Jessica de Rothschild will executive produce. George becomes the latest superstar to get screen treatment, this after Freddie Mercury and Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody grossed north of $900 million with an Oscar for Rami Malek and a Best Picture nomination. The Dexter Fletcher-directed Elton John biopic Rocketman is coming Friday with Taron Egerton playing the singer. It's the second big musical biopic for MGM, which has an Aretha Franklin film where the Queen of Soul herself tapped Jennifer Hudson to star. Related Story Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson & ‘Anvil’ Filmmaker Sacha Gervasi To Script Story Of Sarajevo Siege Concert The untitled Boy George film will explore his humble beginnings in an Irish a working-class family, through his rise to the top of the international charts with the '80s band Culture Club. The larger-than-life George never disguised who he was – a fearless, ruthlessly honest young man… Read full this story
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