September 15, 2006 09:45:26 GMT
"Borat" director Larry Charles has been tapped to make a biopic of Motley Crue entitled "The Dirt" based on the band's 2001 autobiography.
While it is still two months more for his latest film "Borat" to hit theaters, director Larry Charles has already prepared for a new one to be developed under his hands. Production Weekly has learned that the man is engaged in pre-production process on "The Dirt", a biopic of famous Los Angeles-based hard rock band Motley Crue.
Set to be shot on some locations in L.A later this year, the movie will be made based on the troupe's 2001 book titled "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band." As for the story, it follows the group's rise in music industry as well as all their ups and downs in friendships, on tour and in the studio. Rich Wilkes is penning the script with Jordan Berliant, Alan Kovac, and Michelle Manning producing for Paramount Classics.
Also a prolific screenwriter, notably for TV series, Charles made his foray into feature-directing field in the 2003 musical drama of "Masked & Anonymous" starring Jessica Lange, Luke Wilson, and Penelope Cruz, among others. He currently serves as an executive producer of HBO's hit show "Entourage."