David Bowie and Iggy Pop's Berlin years set for big-screen biopic

Death of a President director Gabriel Range will explore pair's friendship and collaborations in Germany in the 70s

A new film will tell the story of Iggy Pop and David Bowie's years in West Berlin. The British-German co-production will be directed by Gabriel Range, best-known for his movie about an imaginary assassination of George W Bush.

"[This] is not a traditional rock biopic [because] no one dies at the end," producer Egoli Tossell said. Tentatively titled Lust for Life, Range's film will explore the period when Pop and Bowie had relocated to Germany, collaborating on 1977's Low and the Stooges leader's first two solo albums. It's an era that Bowie himself has recently returned to, paying tribute to Potsdamer Platz and Nürnberger Strasse in his new single.

"Berlin was the first time in years that I had felt a joy of life and a great feeling of release and healing," Bowie
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