Mark E Smith backs Brad Pitt to play him in Fall biopic

From NME:

Mark E. Smith of The Fall has suggested that Brad Pitt should play him in a film of his life.

Smith was asked about actor Sam Riley’s portrayal of him in the 2002 film 24 Hour Party People by The Guardian with the frontman stating he is not a fan of musical biopics in general. “It’s those film people, like that bloke who played Johnny Cash. It was fucking ridiculous, wasn’t it? They may as well have got the bloke who plays Batman.” Adding: “Get in the guy out of Fight Club. He’d make a great me.”

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