Johnny Flynn will star as David Bowie In Stardust a film about the rock icon’s first visit to the US.
Jena Malone (Vice) will play his then wife Angie. Marc Maron (Glow) is also on board and will play his record company publicist. Christopher Bell (The Last Czars) is writing the script and Gabriel Range (I Am Slave) will direct. Principal photography commences in June. London-based Salon Pictures is producing. Christopher Figg of Piccadilly Pictures is co-financing.
Flynn recently completed a run on Sam Shepherd’s “True West” opposite Kit Harrington on the London West End. He will next be seen in Working Title’s upcoming Jane Austen adaptation Emma with Anya Taylor-Joy.