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First Trailer For David Bowie Biopic Stardust Is Here

by : Niamh Shackleton on :
First Trailer For David Bowie Biopic Stardust Is HereIFC Films

The first trailer for David Bowie’s biopic Stardust has finally dropped.

Bowie joins the likes of Freddie Mercury and Elton John in getting a film about his life and career.

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Starring in the upcoming biopic is Johnny Flynn as Bowie, Marc Maron as Ron Oberman, and Aaron Poole as Mick Ronson, among others.

Check out the new trailer here:

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The synopsis for the film, as per IMDb, reads: ‘Stardust will chronicle the young David Bowie’s first visit to the US in 1971 – a trip that inspired the invention of his iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.’

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Directing Stardust is British filmmaker Gabriel Range, who previously directed the likes of I Am Slave (2010) and Death of a President (2006). Range has also penned the script alongside Christopher Bell.

People took to social media to express their thoughts on upcoming movie’s trailer. One person wrote, ‘Is it just me or does this actually look interesting? It was weird, beyond the resemblance of the performance, this trailer actually sold me on the story – a nice change of pace!’

Another person commented, ‘Outstanding – so excited for this film’.

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Other Twitter users were sceptical, however. One person put, ‘they really gotta stop with these biopics man…’, while someone else said that [from the looks of the trailer] Johnny Flynn is ‘trying too much to be like Rami Malek in Bohemian Rhapsody‘.

Stardust hits cinemas November 25.

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Niamh Shackleton

Niamh Shackleton is a pint sized person and journalist at UNILAD. After studying Multimedia Journalism at the University of Salford, she did a year at Caters News Agency as a features writer in Birmingham before deciding that Manchester is (arguably) one of the best places in the world, and therefore moved back up north. She's also UNILAD's unofficial crazy animal lady.

Topics: Film and TV, Biopic, David Bowie, Trailer

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