Chic are coming to a display close to you. A biopic in regards to the reggae-rock crew is presently within the works, with the band’s personal Bud Gaugh and Eric Wilson government producing.
The as-yet-untitled movie will doc Chic’s ascent from Lengthy Seaside misfits to family names, who didn’t obtain their first hit till after the tragic dying of founding vocalist Bradley Nowell. Now, songs like “What I Bought,” “Santeria,” and “Doin’ Time” are alt-rock radio staples, however there’s much more left to be informed in regards to the band behind them. Francis Lawrence will direct the Chic biopic from a script by Chris Mundy.
“Wow – we will’t consider that is lastly taking place and we couldn’t be extra honored and excited to have the good Francis Lawrence and Chris Mundy telling our story,” Gaugh and Wilson wrote in an announcement. “We’re so grateful to Peter Paterno and Dave Kaplan/Surfdog for his or her years of persistence and imaginative and prescient in getting this movie going and grateful to Sony’s 3000 Photos and Chernin Leisure for believing in us and getting it on the massive display. We all know Bradley’s expertise and spirit can be a part of this unimaginable journey.”
Sony’s 3000 Photos, Chernin Leisure, about:clean, Dave Kaplan, and Peter Paterno are growing the Chic biopic; Nowell’s widow Troy and son Jake are additionally government producing. The venture doesn’t but have a confirmed forged or launch date, however keep tuned right here for extra info because it rolls out.
Final 12 months marked the twenty fifth anniversary of Chic’s seminal self-titled album, and Gaugh and Wilson rolled out just a few new music movies to have a good time the event. Gaugh broke down the Origins of the video to “Pawn Store” with Consequence final November.
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