Andre 3000 has long been attached to a biopic detailing the life of Rolling Stone's "Greatest Guitarist of All Time." First, he was off of the project. Then he was back on. Next, the project was blocked. Well, it appears that not only is the movie back on, but it will begin shooting in Ireland this month.
According to the Irish Film & Television Network, the film will begin principle photography by the end of May. All Is By My Side will document 1966-1967. It was during this period where Hendrix's was discovered in a New York club by Keith Richards' girlfriend who introduced him to his manager, Chas Chandler. Chandler then flew Hendrix while he put together one of the best rock debuts of all time, Are You Experienced?
John Ridley (U-Turn & Three Kings) is set to direct the feature.
Having a musically inclined actor with experience on the silver screen is a great advantage, despite the fact that the family's less than enthused about this production. We'll see if this jams its way into your local cineplex.