British singer Robbie Williams is getting his own biopic, he writes Deadline Monday. The movie Better man directed by Michael Gracey, previously The greatest showman He made.
The film will be about Williams’ ups and downs and how he faced his fame at a young age. At the age of sixteen, the singer was a member of the successful Take That shopping team. After a tough argument, he left the group to pursue a solo career.
The exact story of the film is not yet known. Nor is it clear who will play Williams. Gracey does not want to say anything about it on the movie site. The director says he has been talking for years Angelssinger for a story.
The title Better man is a reference to the same Williams song in 2001. Production on the film will begin this summer. It is not yet known when it will appear.
“Robbie is an ordinary person”
The director promises a different biography from recent biographical films Bohemian Rhapsody in Rocket man about Freddie Mercury and Elton John respectively. According to Gracey, this is due to the fact that Williams had a different life course from those singers, who were “the same musical geniuses”. “Robbie, on the other hand, is the simple man who always thought big and followed his dreams. This is his fantastic story. He is not the best singer or dancer, but he has sold 80 million records worldwide,” she said. Gracey.
The honest singer is very successful in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Australia, among others. Last year he was on NPO Radio 2 Top 2000 with seven songs.