Controversial Punk Rocker GG Allin Getting Biopic From Jonas Akerlund

Infamous punk rocker GG Allin is getting the biopic remedy.

Jonas Åkerlund, the music video director behind heavy steel thriller Lords of Chaos, will helm the function, titled GG Allin: Stay. Quick. Die., which will probably be produced by Don Murphy and Susan Monford of Indignant Movies and MVD Leisure Group.

The producers have acquired Allin’s life and music rights, and have a script written by Richard Schenkman.

Allin was a cult and fringe determine within the Eighties punk scene that turned infamous for his outrageous acts on stage, notably defecating on stage and generally hurling it at his viewers. His reveals continuously led to chaos and violence and he discovered himself continuously arrested and imprisoned. Allin fell headlong into booze and medicines whereas placing out albums — punk, spoken phrase, and nation — totally on cassette within the 80s.

In line with the producers, Stay. Quick. Die. is the true story “of what occurs to a borderline persona when the attain for fame exceeds the bounds of expertise… when substance abuse goes unchecked and psychological sickness undiagnosed and untreated… and when a fictional character takes over an actual particular person’s life, driving GG past limits anybody might probably endure.”

Allin died from an unintentional heroin overdose in 1993 on the age of 36.

“That is precisely the kind of actual and uncooked story I’m in search of and this movie explores the ugly stomach of the beast and the way Kevin Allin got here to be GG,” mentioned Åkerlund in a press release. “Punk was already a style about pushing limits, increasing on musical genres and the definition of creative expression. At a time when punk was considered lifeless, bought out or too uncooked to outlive, GG got here into the scene bleeding, pissing, and sinking like no punk earlier than. Stay. Quick. Die. is a couple of sick one who ought to have requested for assist. GG’s sturdy persona was a gia, however this borderline persona dysfunction was not handled, and killed him.”

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Schenkman spent a yr researching and writing the script, interviewing his brother Merle Allin, his bandmates, his closest road-dog pal, and his now-deceased mom. “I (additionally) learn a whole bunch of articles about him, arrest and trial transcripts, even his unpublished memoir. I watched hours of movies and endured observe after observe of his assaultive music. I wished all the pieces on this film to be correct and true. And it’s.”

Schenkman is a author of low-budget horror fare reminiscent of Mischief Night time, Zombie Night time and The Man from Earth: Holocene, the latter of which he additionally directed.

Åkerlund is a music director who has labored with artists starting from Ozzy Osbourne and Smashing Pumpkins to Woman Gaga and Maroon 5. His narrative function debut, Lords of Chaos, was set on this planet of Norwegian black steel. His follow-up was motion film Polar starring Mads Mikkelsen.

Indignant Movies’ most up-to-date challenge was the Vampire Academy TV collection that premiered on Peacock this previous fall. The corporate can be creating a Buck Rogers movie and TV collection, arrange at Legendary. The corporate’s credit embody the live-action Transformers films in addition to the fondly-remembered Actual Metal.



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