Green light for Sellers pic

Hollywood biography ahead

Hollywood bosses have given the go-ahead for a movie biography of Peter Sellers.

Upmarket cable station HBO has greenlighted the film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers.

British director Peter Chelsom, who was responsible for Funny Bones and Hear My Song, will take the helm.

However, the Hollywood Reporter does not say who will take the role of the troubled comic genius.

Earlier this year, Gary Oldman revealed he was seriously considering it.

But Seller's ex-wife Britt Ekland has said Kevin Kline in the only man for the job.

Published: 23 Oct 2001

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