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The Clash's Album Story Going Big Screen

December 2, 2010 (4:49 am) GMT
A film about the band's classic 1979 record 'London Calling' is being produced with Mick Jones and Paul Simonon's blessings.

Former members of are re-teaming to make a movie about the creation of their hit album "". British punk stars Mick Jones and Paul Simonon will act as executive producers on the forthcoming film, which will tell the story of how the classic 1979 record came to be.

Producer Alison Owen says, "Fans of The Clash all over the world have been waiting a long time to see their extraordinary story played out properly and accurately on the big screen. We're happy that Mick and Paul have given the project their blessing and are on board to help steer the ship."

The news comes just weeks after the announcement of plans for a big screen biopic based on the life of late frontman Joe Strummer.

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