British punk rock band Sex Pistols surprise their fans with the announcing of their very first posthumous movie parody "The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle" on DVD. The movie was first released in U.K. theaters in 1980 and its nowadays DVD will be released under Shout! Factory at $19.98 a piece.
Inside will include a commentary track and interview featuring the film's writer/director, Julien Temple. There will also performances of such hits as "Anarchy in the U.K."; "Pretty Vacant"; "God Save the Queen"; and Sid Vicious' violent version of "My Way." As for the strory, it will focus around manager Malcolm McLaren's plan to manufacture a group in order to swindle the band's way to the top of the rock 'n' roll industry.
The movie will, in addition, portray guitarist Steve Jones and drummer Paul Cook. The band's vocalist John Lydon is not involved in the movie merely because his quit after the ill-fated January 14, 1978 performance at Winterland in San Francisco. If you want to know further all about "The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle," you'd better buy the DVD.