LEONARDO DICAPRIO TO PLAY SAM PHILLIPS IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

October 22, 2016 The Unbiased Writer

sam-phillipsAccording to reports, Leonardo DiCaprio will play producer Sam Phillips in a new Paramount Pictures film based on Peter Guralnick’s book Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘N’ Roll. The film will be developed by DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson’s Appian Way, and it’s producers include Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman, Steve Bing and more. Sam Phillips to many helped develop the sound of early rock music and launched the career of music icon Elvis Presley. Throughout his career, he also produced for a number of notable rock greats like Johnny Cash, Ike Turner, Howlin’ Wolf, Jerry Lee Lewis, and more. As of now, there are limited details regarding the biopic and no timetable for its release. Stay tuned for updates in the coming months!

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