Danny Boyle to Direct Sex Pistols Limited Series for FX

Danny Boyle is giving iconic punk rock band the Sex Pistols the limited series treatment at FX.FX announced on Monday that Boyle, the director behind praised films such as “Slumdog Millionaire,” “Steve Jobs,” and “Trainspotting,” will direct and executive produce “Pistol,” a six-episode limited series about the legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones.

The series is created by Craig Pearce, who serves as co-writer alongside Frank Cottrell Boyce.“Pistol” stars Toby Wallace as Steve Jones, Anson Boon as John Lydon, Louis Partridge as Sid Vicious, Jacob Slater as Paul Cook, Fabien Frankel as Glen Matlock, Dylan Llewellyn (“Derry Girls”) as Wally Nightingale, Sydney Chandler (“Don’t Worry Darling”) as Chrissie Hynde, Emma Appleton as Nancy Spungen, and Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones”) as punk icon Jordan.Per FX, “Pistol,” which is based on Jones’ 2018 memoir, will move from West London’s council estates, to Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren’s notorious Kings Road Sex shop,

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