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Jez Butterworth To Write Untitled Feature About The Making Of The Clash's 'London Calling'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 1, 2010 3:51 AM
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Call It 'Titans Of The Clash.' We Dare YouIt's only a couple of weeks since we were last extolling our love of seminal punk band The Clash, so we'll spare you the full shtick: in short, they're certainly the greatest of the punk bands, and possibly the single greatest band in the history of rock and roll. It seems that filmmakers have just cottoned on to that fact -- a few weeks back it was announced that Paul Viragh, writer of the terrible Ian Dury biopic "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll," was penning "Joe Public," about the band's frontman Joe Strummer. Now, word has emerged of a rival project, which threatens to see the other one consigned to history.

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