Roger Daltrey Penning Moon Movie

0
0
Subscribe Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey is planning to write a film about his late Who bandmate Keith Moon.

The singer has been approached numerous times to make a film about the hellraiser drummer but he's never been satisfied with the results, so he is now determined to oversee the project himself.

He told the Daily Star newspaper: "The Keith Moon film depends on someone sitting me down long enough with a writer to get it right.

"If I sat down for six weeks with a good writer, I could get it done. I've got it all in pictures in my head. I know what the film should look like, the way the narrative should be structured.

"But every time I've left a writer to it before now, they say, 'OK, I see what you mean, I know what you want' - and then they go off on a complete tangent from what we've agreed because they don't know what it feels like to be in a band."

Roger, 66, is also adamant the film should be written by someone who was present during his incredible life.

He added: "That is one of the big problems with Keith's life - it needs to be written by someone who was there."

Meanwhile, The Who - which features guitarist Pete Townshend alongside Roger - will close this year's Teenage Cancer Trust charity shows tomorrow (30.03.10) at London's Royal Albert Hall, performing their classic album 'Quadrophenia' in its entirety.

The show could be the last for the group as Pete, 64, suffers from the hearing problem tinnitus - a severe ringing in the ears - which has started affecting his performances.

Pete is trialling a new device during the concert to combat the problem, but if it doesn't work he has admitted he may have to retire from live performances.

A source said: "This show at the Albert Hall is make or break for both him and The Who. It would be devastating for him, the rest of the group and the fans, but he knows he has to protect his health."


Contactmusic

Tags: Roger Daltrey - Keith Moon - Pete Townshend

0
0
Subscribe Roger Daltrey
Advertisement

More Roger Daltrey

The Who Are Releasing Their First New Song In Eight Years

It's been a long wait, but mod legends The Who are releasing their first new song in eight years. What took you so long fellas?!Daltrey...

Roger Daltrey & Wilko Johnson - Going Back Home Video

Roger Daltrey returned to music earlier this year with the collaborative album 'Going Back Home', on which he was joined by Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko...

Robert Smith Calls The Cure's New Album "A Sore Point"

The Cure's Robert Smith says he is unconvinced that the release of the group's new album is a worthwhile exercise and that the record is...

Advertisement

Russell Brand Sparks Fracas At GQ Men Of The Year Awards With Nazi Jibes

At the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards, Russell Brand sparked off a war of words between himself, Charles Moore, actor Jeremy Piven and...

'Once Upon A Time In Wonderland': Prepare For A 'Kickass' Alice In 'Psychedelic Romance'

This October, ABC will premiere a brand new television fantasy series, expanding on Lewis Carroll's original fiction as well as the countless movie and television...

'Once Upon A Time' To Mash Up 'Alice In Wonderland' And 'Aladdin' In New Series

Once Upon a Time will take on Alice in Wonderland, producers announced yesterday (Sunday 4th August) at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly...

Roger Daltrey Is Quizzed By A Reporter At Fan Event Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey talks to a reporter on his arrival at the Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas. Fans can be...

Advertisement

Comments

Roger Daltrey Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Roger Daltrey

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All