In the wake of massive successes like Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman, and yes, even The Dirt, it feels like 2019 has really been the year for the music biopic. Truthfully it’s a wonder that more biopics haven’t been made.
Musicians are obviously great subjects for movies — their fanbases will go see a film based on them no matter what — and in general, the story of a musician in any genre is a gripping one, whether it’s the life of Johnny Cash (Walk the Line) or the history of the N.W.A (Straight Outta Compton). And yet — for all of the incredible music biopics thathave been made, there are still so many more that could be made.
Don’t worry, Hollywood, we’re not going to leave you hanging. Here are five great ideas just off the top of our heads:
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