Hancock movie planned

Kevin McNally set to star

A movie about the life of tragic comic genius Tony Hancock is in the pipeline

Actor Kevin McNally, most recently seen in Mel Smith's crime caper High Heels and Low Lifes, is believed to be taking the lead role.

The film will chart Hancock's rise to fame through radio, TV and movies, before committing suicide in Sydney in 1968.

Release dates are not yet known, the Daily Record reports.

Published: 18 Oct 2001

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