According to Variety, Ozzy and Sharon osbourne are associated with Sony Pictures and Polygram entertainment for their next biopic. The still untitled film, which will focus on the love story between the BLACK SABBATH singer and his wife and manager, will be scripted by Lee hall, who has already worked on Elton john‘s “Rocket man”.
“Our relationship was at times wild, senseless and dangerous, but it was our undying love that kept us together,” said Sharon. “We are delighted to partner with Sony Pictures and Polygram to bring our story to the screen. “
The film is produced by Sharon and his children Jack and Aimee Osbourne via their label Osbourne Media (who was also at the origin of the Show time documentary “God bless Ozzy Osbourne” and A&E‘s “Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne”), next to Michele Antoine and David blackman from Polygram entertainment. Andrea Giannetti oversees the development of Sony.
Variety also points out that the music of BLACK SABBATH and OzzyThe solo career of will be featured in the film.
Last year, Ozzy said of the biopic: “From what I understand it is about Sharon and me and our relationship. This is how we met, fell in love and got married. He’s my other half. She has grown a lot with me and I have grown a lot with her. “
“I hope this will be a story that everyone can relate to”, Sharon noted. “You don’t have to be a fan of music, because it’s a survivor’s story. No matter what life throws at you, you get up and start over. It’s just an amazing story. to overcome whatever is thrown at you in your life. “
Sharon added that the film will be “much more real” than the QUEEN biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody”. “We don’t want it to be squeaky, shiny and all that,” she said. “We don’t do it for kids. It’s an adult movie for adults.”
Back in January 2019, Sharon Recount Variety she had approached Danny boyle (“28 days later”, “Sunshine”, “Trainspotting”) on the making of the film. “This is the madness of my childhood, growing up in the industry with a powerful father who was a little bit violent,” she said.
Sharon went on to say that she would “get a complete stranger” to play Ozzy. “His Ozzy at a very young age, “she explained.” It is Ozzy at 20 years.”
Sharonfather of, former music mogul Don arden, became known as “al Capone of pop “and the” English Godfather “for his badass business practices while overseeing acting careers ranging from ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA To BLACK SABBATH. Arden and her daughter separated in 1982 after taking over the management of Ozzysolo career, also marrying the singer. Father and daughter were not on good terms for almost 20 years until they reconciled in 2002.
Sharon had to pay his father $ 1 million as part of a court settlement after taking control of Ozzy‘s business.
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