The Clash's Joe Strummer to be subject of new biopic

Film4 back new movie based on late frontman's life

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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 Joe Public. Screenwriter Paul Viragh, who wrote Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, 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 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten and Don Letts' recent film Strummerville.

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