Boy George Biopic Is Occurring at MGM

An untitled Boy George biopic is at the moment within the works at MGM. The studio can also be engaged on the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic and is wanting ahead to the kind of buzz Rocketman has created and the financial success Bohemian Rhapsody was in a position to usher in. The Queen biopic is now the best grossing music biopic in historical past, having earned over $900 million globally. Will Boy George be capable to get these sort of numbers?

Boy George rose to fame within the early 1980s along with his group Tradition Membership, the place they offered over 100 Million singles and over 50 million information. Sacha Gervasi (My Dinner with Herve, Anvil: The Story of Anvil) is ready to helm the mission, which is within the early levels of growth in the intervening time. Boy George is a real trailblazer on the planet of pop music and was tackling LGBTQ stereotypes outwardly and outspokenly properly earlier than quite a bit individuals have been. As a musician and activist, he was fearless and had no drawback candidly discussing elements of his life in interviews.

Sacha Gervasi has a variety of expertise in crafting gripping tales from real-life supply materials. Anvil: The Story of Anvil is a groundbreaking documentary on a band that was virtually the real-life Spinal Faucet and Gervasi crafted the narrative that acquired the general public consciousness. Jonathan Glickman, MGM’s Movement Image Group President had this to say in regards to the upcoming Boy George biopic.

“There isn’t a filmmaker higher suited than Sacha Gervasi to inform George’s confessional story with the irreverence and emotion it deserves. We could not be extra thrilled to be working with each of them to convey this remarkably sincere and wildly entertaining story to audiences all over the world.”

Sacha Gervasi goes to have fairly the story to inform when tackling the lifetime of Boy George. The musician took a variety of grief for the best way he introduced himself within the 1980s, though for some, he was extra punk rock than something that ever occurred within the late 1970s. With that being mentioned, Gervasi is worked up for the chance to inform his story on the massive display screen. He explains.

“(Boy George) is a trailblazer and a real unique. Within the London golf equipment of the ’80s, George was not possible to overlook and everybody knew he can be a star lengthy earlier than the world had ever heard a notice of Tradition Membership’s iconic songs. As you possibly can think about, George’s life story is wickedly entertaining, but additionally poignant and provoking. I am each honored and excited to be the one to information it onto the massive display screen.”

There isn’t a casting info set for the untitled Boy George biopic presently, however that ought to be introduced shortly, together with a manufacturing begin. Taron Egerton portrays Elton John in Rocketman, which opens in theaters this week and will find yourself giving Bohemian Rhapsody some competitors. With that being mentioned, Boy George has a narrative which could be capable to put all of them to disgrace. Deadline was the primary to announce the Boy George film information.

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