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EntertainmentBoy George wants Sophie Turner to play him in biopic

17:15  17 june  2019
17:15  17 june  2019 Source:   harpersbazaar.co.uk

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Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner ; 21 February 1996) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones

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Boy George wants Sophie Turner to play him in biopic © Getty The Game of Thrones star is in the runnings for the role

Boy George is the focus of a forthcoming biopic and he hopes that Sophie Turner will secure the lead role. The film comes amid a spate of musical biopics including Rocketman about Elton John and the Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody which tells the life story of Freddie Mercury.

George (full name George Alan O'Dowd) confirmed news that emerged in May which reported that Sacha Gervasi will write and direct a feature film about the famed 80s singer. Gervasi is known for directing biopic My Dinner with Hervé in 1993 and also Hitchcock in 2012, in which Anthony Hopkins played the titular role and Helen Mirren as his wife, Alma.

Boy George biopic in the works with Sacha Gervasi directing

Boy George biopic in the works with Sacha Gervasi directing Boy George biopic in the works with Sacha Gervasi directing The classic rock biopic craze continues with MGM, which is producing a film based on Culture Club frontman Boy George. Boy George, one of the most recognisable faces from the 1980s, is the next music icon to get swept up in the film industry’s classic rock biopic wave. Indeed, in the spirit of the Oscars-dominating Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, and the buzz-generating Elton John biopic, Rocketman, the ostentatiously gender-bending frontman of Culture Club is getting a big screen portrayal of his own from a major studio.

And, Sophie Turner , who has portrayed Sansa Stark since season one, is not going to be left behind. The young actress has signed on to play the lead role in Deadline Hollywood points out Turner will be on-screen by herself for most of the film, which is quite a task to take on, keeping in mind films like

Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner on their unbreakable sisterhood, surreal teenage years, and She does have a big-budget movie in the can, playing the werewolf-y mutant Wolfsbane in the X-Men Turner anticipated the criticism, and simply disagrees with it. “I think the backlash was wrong because

On the subject of who should play him, The Culture Club frontman said there had been "some really interesting suggestions".

"One of the most interesting suggestions was Sophie Turner," he told the Australian radio station Nova 689. "[People will say] she can't play you she's a woman, you know. But when I was 17, I would have loved to have been her."

Boy George wants Sophie Turner to play him in biopic © Getty Images Sophie Turner

The singer already has a link to Turner, having co-starred with her husband Joe Jonas on The Voice Australia. He says he's not worried about how he's represented in the film.

"In our game, there is always stuff that is written about you that is so ridiculous," he said. "That you say, 'I don't mind it though, it makes me sound more interesting,' George replied. "He sleeps upside down on the roof. He only lives on lentils, that kind of stuff... I think it just makes a great picture."

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