A feature-length profile of rock group Oasis is to be produced by the team behind the record-breaking film about Amy Winehouse.
The film will “document the journey from the moment in 1991 when Noel Gallagher joined his brother Liam’s band” to their acrimonious split.
According to a statement, the film-makers have been given “unprecedented access” to the band and their archives.Â Amy director Asif Kapadia has taken a production role on the film.Â Mat Whitecross will direct, having previously made the Stone Roses’ film Spike Island – a fictional story about a wannabe rock band who tried to get their demo tape into the hands of their idols at their seminal outdoor show near Widnes.
He also won acclaim for Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll, his whimsical, mischievous biopic of punk pioneer Ian Dury, with a head-turning central performance by Andy Serkis.
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