Harry Styles lined up to play Mick Jagger in Rolling Stones film

The One Directioner looks set to have a bright acting career ahead of him

Jack Shepherd
Thursday 16 June 2016 10:42
Harry Styles of One Direction
Harry Styles of One Direction

Remember that time you joked Harry Styles could be this generation's Mick Jagger? He’s got the hair, the bravado, and the tattoos.

But then you remember; Mick Jagger actually wrote many of his own songs, created a unique style, and was in a band with good music.

Still, to play Mick Jagger in a film, all you really need is Mick Jagger's good looks, which Harry Styles does, and is no doubt the reason he is being hunted to play the Rolling Stones frontman in a new film about the making of Exile On Main Street.

According to The Line Of Best Fit, he has secured the part in a film, currently titled Exile On Main Street: A Season In Hell With The Rolling Stones, and set to be directed by Downton Abbey’s Andy Goddard.

This will be Styles’s second major film role; he is currently filming Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk - apparently, his likeness to Jagger was noted on set, thus the offered role.

The report also details a Winter release, but with filming not yet underway, this is looking not entirely likely.

Meanwhile, filming for Dunkirk is currently taking place, with Styles said to have beaten 'a lot of well-known actors' to get the minor role.

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