IGGY POP FILM SCRAPPED
The planned movie about IGGY POP, with former hobbit Elijah Wood playing Iggy, is no longer happening. Iggy himself put a stop to the biopic film, although a documentary about his life, directed by Jim Jarmusch, is still in the works.
About the scrapping of the film, Iggy told Australia’s ‘Triple J Radio’:
“It’s nothing against Elijah, and the script was OK, but they sort of wanted me to jump out of cakes and do promotional things and I didn’t really want to get involved. (Plus), I didn’t think it was time for someone else to tell our story because, inevitably, it’s not just my story, it’s everybody I worked with.
“When I’m dead then people can do that to me (make a movie). If somebody did want to make a biopic of me, I think they should get Lindsay Lohan, actually. She looks like me and she’s the only one with enough attitude, too. They could tape her boobs up or something. She’s been in jail at the right age and everything, so I thought she could do it.”