Sublime Are Getting a Biopic!

Publish Date
Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 1:04PM

Sublime are coming to a screen near you. A biopic about the reggae-rock crew is currently in the works, with the band’s own Bud Gaugh and Eric Wilson executive producing.

The film will document Sublime’s ascent from Long Beach misfits to household names, who didn’t achieve their first hit until after the tragic death of founding vocalist Bradley Nowell. Now, songs like “What I Got,” “Santeria,” and “Doin’ Time” are alt-rock radio staples, but there’s a lot more left to be told about the band behind them. Francis Lawrence will direct the Sublime biopic from a script by Chris Mundy.

“Wow – we can’t believe this is finally happening and we couldn’t be more honoured and excited to have the great Francis Lawrence and Chris Mundy telling our story,” Gaugh and Wilson wrote in a statement. “We are so grateful to Peter Paterno and Dave Kaplan/Surfdog for their years of persistence and vision in getting this film going and thankful to Sony’s 3000 Pictures and Chernin Entertainment for believing in us and getting it on the big screen. We know Bradley’s talent and spirit will be part of this incredible journey.”

The project doesn’t yet have a confirmed cast or release date.

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