Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt has been in production hell for many years, bouncing from studio to studio, without a release date in sight.
And while we still don’t have an official release date, The Hollywood Reporter has reported (as they do) that the film will land at Netflix.
The director of the Jackass films, Jeff Tremaine, will direct the picture, a fitting choice given the no-holds-barred subject matter of the film.
The project is based on the amazing autobiography The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, which was written by Mötley Crüe with The Game author Neil Strauss. If you are yet to read it, then you really should get on that, even if you aren’t at all a fan of the band. The many, many tales of ridiculous excess, sex, overdoses, alcohol-fuelled arrests, and more have to be read to be believed.
The band have signed on to be co-producers on the film, which is always a good sign when it comes to biopics.
Hopefully we’ll see the filmed Dirt sooner rather than later.