News

Biopic planned about The Who drummer Keith Moon

Biopic planned about The Who drummer Keith Moon

KEITH MOON'S LIFE: The drummer 1978. He died later that year at 32. Photo: Associated Press

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has rebooted plans to develop a biopic about the band’s late drummer Keith Moon.

The rocker is collaborating with executives at Exclusive Media and Da Vinci Media Ventures to bring the film, which will center on the drummer’s life and hard-partying ways, to theaters.

A statement from Daltrey reads, “The Keith Moon project is one close to my heart, so I am excited to reinvigorate it.”

Daltrey stalled the film plans in 2008 because he could not find a scriptwriter.

Moon died from a drug overdose in 1978 at the age of 32 .

Recent Headlines

in Music

You can drive in Slayer style

Fresh
slayer

The new Slayer-mobile from automaker Scion is so stacked with features you may never actually drive it.

in Entertainment

Jada Pinkett Smith signs on to ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

jada

The star says she has been cast in a role that was initially intended for a man.

in Music

Pink Floyd dedicating new album to late keyboardist

wright

The rockers are dedicating their first new album in 20 years to late band member Richard Wright.

in Entertainment

Reality TV matriarch Kris Jenner divorcing

jenners

She filed for divorce from her husband Bruce Jenner, the gold medal-winning Olympic athlete, almost a year after they announced their separation.

in Entertainment, Sports

Boxing champ Mike Tyson helped rescue a crash victim

miketyson

The former world heavyweight came to the aid of a motorcyclist who crashed on an interstate in Las Vegas last week.