Jimi Hendrix biopic to shoot in Ireland
The directorial debut of John Ridley (screenwriter on Three Kings and U-Turn), All Is By My Side ...
The directorial debut of John Ridley (screenwriter on Three Kings and U-Turn), All Is By My Side chronicles the early period of legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix's life he spent in London in 1966, formulating his debut album, Are You Experienced. Production of the film will be split between Wicklow and Dublin, and is produced by Watchtower Film Productions, a collaboration between Dublin based production company Subotica Entertainment, Richard Kelley's (Donnie Darko) Darko Entertainment, and Britaish company Matador Pictures.
Production is set to begin in late May or early June, with Andre Benjamin, better known as Andre 3000 from hip hop duo Outkast, cast in the role of Hendrix. His other acting roles include Four Brothers, Revolver, and Semi Pro.