Irish actor to play Joe Strummer in new movie about The Clash 6 years ago

Irish actor to play Joe Strummer in new movie about The Clash

London calling for top Irish actor.

'London Town' is the new film about The Clash and it's based on a script by Kirsten Sheridan, Sonya Gildea and Matthew Brown. The movie is a mix of fact and fiction, but it has the blessing of the band as it will feature their music.

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Jonathan Rhys-Meyers will play the part of the iconic frontman of The Clash, Joe Strummer. Derick Borte is directing it and filming is already under way in London.

DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 27:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers attends the Barretstown 20th Anniversary Gala Ball at Convention Centre on September 27, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.  (Photo by Phillip Massey/Getty Images)

The filming is supposed to continue untill the end of July, but no release date has been announced yet.