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Julie Delpy to Direct Biopic The Right Profile on Joe Strummer, Lead Vocalist of The Clash

Julie Delpy to Direct Biopic The Right Profile on Joe Strummer, Lead Vocalist of The Clash
After we reported that Julie Delpy will be writing/starring in a third film in the Before Sunrise/Before Sunset series, news broke on the Oscar-nominated actress’s next project. Delpy will direct the biopic of Joe Strummer, the frontman for English punk band “The Clash.” The production by Simon Halfon (Sleuth) has been titled The Right Profile after a track on “London Calling,” the band’s 1979 album. The biopic will obviously portray Strummer’s life, but will focus on his planned disappearance from the public eye soon before the release of their 1982 album, “Combat Rock.” Strummer tragically passed away in December of 2002, a month prior to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with “The Clash.” Hit the jump for more on The Right Profile. Variety reports that Delpy may not just direct, but could also star in the biopic. The French actress tends to act
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Watch This: Johnny Depp, Nick Cave & More 'Put a Spell on You'

Watch This: Johnny Depp, Nick Cave & More 'Put a Spell on You'
Last month there were rumors of a mouthwatering collection of musical talent coming together to perform a cover of Screamin' Jay Hawkins' "I Put a Spell on You" for the on-going effort in Haiti. Why should you movie fiendish Cinematical readers care?

It's got a lot of cinematic talent inside, baby. Alongside Shane MacGowan, who has appeared in flicks and offered music to films like Grosse Pointe Blank, the participants include Chrissy Hynde (Michelle in Happy Feet), Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie, Mick Jones of The Clash (and Socrates in Hell W10), composer, screenwriter, everythingman Nick Cave (The Proposition), and *drumroll* Johnny Depp. This is my "We Are the World." The talent in this cover was meant to go together, and I really dig Depp just chilling with the guitar as the rest of the folks belt out the lyrics.

Listening to the tune (which you can see after
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