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Martin Scorsese to direct biopic on The Ramones

As part of a 40th Anniversary celebration of the band’s 1976 debut album, Billboard is reporting that Martin Scorsese is attached to direct a biopic on the iconic punk rock band the Ramones. The last surviving member of the band Tommy Ramone passed away last month, and now their manager of their estate, Jeff Jampol, …

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New Ramones Biopic?

They played songs that set a new land speed record and remained together through 18 years of drugs, dysfunction and failed record sales. Now the Ramones, traditionally dubbed “the godfathers of punk”, are to receive the big-screen Hollywood treatment in a biopic entitled I Slept With Joey Ramone. Fox Searchlight is in negotiations to board …

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