'Crossfire Hurricane' due this year

The Rolling Stones have outlined plans for a new documentary named 'Crossfire Hurricane'.

The Rolling Stones' tale is one of rock's most central texts. The band have survived death and drug addiction to release some seminal material, virtually writing the book on how a rock band should act.

Much imitated, never bettered The Rolling Stones are toasting their 50th anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations, the band have commissioned new biopic 'Crossfire Hurricane', which will be unveiled shortly.

Telling the full story of the group, 'Crossfire Hurricane' is set to be packed with rare and unseen footage. Directed by Brett Morgen, the film will be given a limited theatrical release in October before being shown on HBO and BBC2.

An experience film maker, Brett Morgen recently mused on the process behind the forthcoming biopic. "'Crossfire Hurricane' invites the audience to experience firsthand the Stones' nearly mythical journey from outsiders to rock and roll royalty" he said.

"This is not an academic history lesson. 'Crossfire Hurricane' allows the viewer to experience the Stones' journey from a unique vantage point. It's an aural and visual roller coaster ride.”

Eagle Rock Entertainment in London will take charge of distribution, while Tremelo Productions and Milkwood Film are taking care of production.

'Crossfire Hurricane' is set to be released later this year.

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