New Joe Strummer biopic on the way

It's called 'Joe Public'

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A new biopic about The Clash‘s late frontman Joe Strummer is in the works.

Film4 is backing the project, entitled [i]Joe Public[/i]. Screenwriter Paul Viragh, who wrote Ian Dury biopic [i]Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll[/i], will be in charge of the script, reports Screendaily.com.

No-one has been cast to play the lead role yet.

Strummer was the subject of Julien Temple‘s 2007 documentary [i]Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten[/i] and Don Letts‘ recent film Strummerville.

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