Brit Talent Sign On For Ian Dury Biopic

An all star cast of British talent have signed on to “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll”, Mat Whitecross’ biopic of punk legend Ian Dury reports Variety.

Naomie Harris (“Pirates of the Caribbean”), Ray Winstone (“The Departed”), Olivia Williams (“The Sixth Sense”), Noel Clarke (TV’s “Doctor Who”), Toby Jones (“Infamous”), MacKenzie Crook (“Pirates of the Caribbean”) and Bill Milner (“Son of Rambow”) will join “Lord of the Rings” star Andy Serkis who will play the polio-afflicted frontman in the film.

Arthur Darvill, James Jagger, Tom Hughes, Shakraj Soornack, Clifford Samuel and Joe Kennedy are also set to play Dury’s band members the Blockheads.

Paul Viragh penned the script, Damian Jones is producing and shooting kicks off May 3rd in London.