Johnny Flynn to Play David Bowie in New Bio Movie ‘Stardust’

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Musician and actor Johnny Flynn will play David Bowie within the upcoming characteristic Stardust.

Jena Malone and Marc Maron may also star within the film that tracks the rise of the famous person, beginning together with his first go to to America in 1971 — a visit that impressed the invention of his iconic alter ego, Ziggy Stardust.

Emmy winner Gabriel Range will direct from a script by Christopher Bell (The Last Czars). Salon Pictures (McQueen) is behind the characteristic.

Principal images is ready for June 2019, with Range, Paul Van Carter and Nick Taussig producing. Christopher Figg of Piccadilly Pictures is co-financing. Film Constellation will introduce the movie to patrons on the EFM in Berlin.

Bowie isn't the one famous person getting a biopic out of Berlin. It was lately introduced $23 million music-filled movie about Canadian singer Celine Dion is within the works from French studio Gaumont.

Flynn, who's repped by CAA, the U.Okay.'s United and Management 360, is finest identified by American audiences for his position on the Netflix collection Lovesick and NatGeo collection Genius through which he performed a younger Albert Einstein reverse Geoffrey Rush. He can presently be seen in Amazon collection Vanity Fair and is ready for Working Title's upcoming Jane Austen adaptation, Emma, with Anya Taylor-Joy.

This article initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.