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Pair acting as advisors for new biopic

Former Clash members Mick Jones and Paul Simonon are working on a new biopic based on the recording of their classic 1979 album ‘London Calling’.

The pair are working as executive producers for the film, which is being written by playwright Jez Butterworth, reports BBC News.

Alison Owen, mother of Lily Allen, is producing the film, along with Ruby Film And Television‘s Paul Trijbits.

Cast details are yet to be announced. Shooting will begin in 2011.

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