Boy George's life to transform into a film, after Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody fly high at box office

The film will be produced by Kevin King Templeton, who worked on Creed and Grudge match, and Boy George's manager Paul Kemsley, who stars in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alongside his wife Dorit.
Elton John,rami malek,Hollywood,boy georgeBoy George's life to transform into a film, after Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody fly high at box office
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After Freddie Mercury and Elton John, another British rock star is getting a big new Hollywood biopic. Culture Club frontman Boy George's life will be dramatized for the big screen by MGM, Deadline reported on Wednesday. It will be produced by Kevin King Templeton, who worked on Creed and Grudge match, and Boy George's manager Paul Kemsley, who stars in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alongside his wife Dorit.

It will be written and directed by Sacha Gervasi, who last tried his hand at a celebrity biopic with the well-received HBO film My Dinner With Herve. That project starred Peter Dinklage as 3ft 11in actor Herve Villechaize, who starred in the James Bond film The Man With The Golden Gun. George O'Dowd had a working class Irish Catholic upbringing in Woolwich - his mother Dinah has accused his father Gerry of abuse.

The Boy George film will include his upbringing in an Irish working class family and his breakout as the androgynous leader of the band Culture Club, which released its debut album “Kissing to Be Clever” in 1982 with the single “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?” followed by the hits “Time” and “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya.” He has sold more than 100 million singles and over 50 million albums as a performer and songwriter, and is the author of two autobiographies. It’s the second music biopic that’s in the works at MGM, which is also developing an Aretha Franklin movie starring Jennifer Hudson. The Boy George project was first reported by Deadline.

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