Contact Us

Jimi Hendrix Biopic Starring Andre 3000 To Begin Filming Soon

Jimi Hendrix Andre 3000
Express / Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

The life and career of Jimi Hendrix has long been talked about as a subject for a film, but it looks like it will finally be happening. Andre Benjamin, better known as Andre 3000 from the group Outkast, will star as the legendary guitarist.

According to reports, the movie, which currently has the title ‘All Is By My Side,’ will soon begin filming in Ireland. However, instead of being the all-encompassing look at Hendrix’s career that is often the case with biopics, ‘All Is By My Side’ will focus on the period between 1966-7 when Hendrix was discovered in New York, brought to England and recorded his first album, ‘Are You Experienced.’

Benjamin has been trying to get a Hendrix biopic made since at least 2004, when the Hughes Brothers (‘Menace II Society’) were involved with the movie. ‘All Is By My Side’ will be written and directed by John Ridley, who wrote such acclaimed movies as ‘Three Kings’ and ‘U-Turn.’

As an actor, Benjamin has some experience, having co-starred with Will Ferrell in the comedy ‘Semi-Pro,’ a fictional and comical look at the days of the American Basketball Association. He has also appeared on ‘The Shield’ and did voice-over work on the animated series ‘Class of 3000.’

 

Watch the Jimi Hendrix Experience Play ‘Purple Haze’

http://youtu.be/DVA5zYg175Y

More From Oldiez 96.1

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://961wodz.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Oldiez 96.1 Central New York's Greatest Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Oldiez 96.1 Central New York's Greatest Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!