VH-1 to produce Pink Floyd film?
movie would cast actors to play Pink Floyd
circa "The Wall"
A new film
based on Pink Floyd might be in the making.
Cable television company VH-1 is considering producing a
feature-length "bio pic" on the band. It has produced similar features
based on Meatloaf, Def Leppard, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Heart.
Floydian Slip host Craig Bailey spoke
with Tom Grasty, head of development for the motion picture
division of VH-1. Grasty was researching the band's activities during
the late 1970s, especially the making of "The
trying to sort of come up with bio pics and original music-driven
stories to air on the network" Grasty said. He explained the other
'70s bands VH-1 has focused on are "what our audience grew up on
and that's what they want to see. 'The
Wall' falls into that pretty squarely."
declined requests for additional updates on the project.
always sort of start out as a kernel of an idea and nine times out
of 10 they don't go anywhere," he admitted in August.
March 25, 2001)
©1995-2009 Random Precision
Media. All rights reserved.
Dec. 30, 2001