British Talent Joins Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll


Naomie Harris, Ray Winstone, Olivia Williams, Noel Clarke, Toby Jones, MacKenzie Crook and Bill Milner have all signed on to star in director Mat Whitecross’ biopic of punk legend Ian Dury. Andy Serkis will play the polio-afflicted frontman in the film, titled Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.

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

Damian Jones is producing and Paul Viragh has written the script.

Principal photography begins May 3 in London.