The film is being directed by Jeff Tremaine (Jackass) and is based upon Motley Crue’s 2001 autobiography The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band. Featuring in the cast are Douglas Booth (Loving Vincent) as Nikki Sixx, Machine Gun Kelly (Nerve) as Tommy Lee, Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) as Mick Mars and Daniel Webber (The Punisher) as Vince Neil.
The Dirt is set to deliver “a no-holds-barred account of the group’s rise to top of the ’80s rock scene, chronicling their ascent from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame while conquering drug addiction and personal demons on their way toward redemption.”
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The Dirt will primarily focus on Motley Crue's rise to fame in the 80s, which was when Ozzy Osbourne was at the height of his powers as a rock n roll icon. Ozzy had his fair share of struggles with alcohol and substance abuse, which also plagued the various members of Motley Crue. So this is sure to be a big part of Ozzy's inclusion in the movie.
THR is reporting that Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) and Daniel Webber (The Punisher) are in talks to portray guitarist Mick Mars and frontman Vince Neil in the film, which is being directed by Jeff Tremaine (Jackass) from a script by Rich Wilkes, Tom Kapinos and Amanda Adelson.
The film is based upon the bestselling autobiography penned by Motley Crue and author Neil Strauss, and will deliver “a no-holds-barred account of the group’s rise to top of the ’80s rock scene, chronicling their ascent from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame while conquering drug addiction and
The planned Motley Crue biopic The Dirt has found its Mick Mars and Vince Neil. Game Of Thrones star Iwan Rheon will play Mars and Daniel Webber (The Punisher) will portray Neil in the planned movie, which is set to roll into production in February, so reports The Hollywood Reporter.
They join the already cast Douglas Booth, who is set to play Nikki Sixx, and Machine Gun Kelly, who will play drummer Tommy Lee in the movie, based on the best-selling autobiography written by the band and author Neil Strauss.
Jeff Tremaine (the Jackass movies) is set to direct the film from a screenplay by Rich Wilkes, Tom Kapinos and Amanda Adelson.
Here’s a little more info from the source material, The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band.
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The film is based upon The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, the autobiography of the legendary rock band penned by Vince Neil, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx and author Neil Strauss. Jeff Tremaine (Jackass) is directing the movie, which will explore the band’s rise during the 1980s and the hedonistic lifestyle that ensued.
Motley Crue formed in 1981 and the band played their final show on New Year’s Eve 2015. Along the way, they sold over 100 million records, becoming one of the biggest-selling musical acts of all time.
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Variety reports that young rapper Machinegun Kelly, aka Colson Baker, will be playing the wild Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee in The Dirt. The 27-year old Kelly has shown up on the WWE and has
The Dirt is based upon the bestselling autobiography The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, penned by band members Vince Neil, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx and author Neil Strauss, and is being directed by Jeff Tremaine (Jackass).
The long-gestating biopic will detail the full spectrum of Motley Crue’s excess with drugs, high-heeled boots, makeup and celebrity love affairs. Rick Yorn and Julie Yorn of Lbi Entertainment are producing the film with Erik Olsen and Amanda Adelson, while band members Neil, Lee, Mars and Sixx are also on board as co-producers.
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