Heart Biopic in the Works at Amazon, Says Band Vocalist Ann Wilson

A biopic about Seattle-based classic rock band Heart is being produced for Amazon, vocalist Ann Wilson revealed to SiriusXM’s “Volume West” host Lyndsey Parker.According to Wilson, Carrie Brownstein, guitarist of punk band Sleater-Kinney and star of IFC’s comedy series “Portlandia,” will write and direct the film.

Lynda Obst, most known for her work on “Flashdance,” “Adventures in Babysitting and “Sleepless in Seattle,” will produce the project.The film will chronicle Heart lead vocalists and sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson’s childhood and rise to fame through the 1990s, delving into the band’s bittersweet period in the ’80s, when Heart was most commercially successful but felt it had given up artistic freedom.While Wilson said she has seen the first draft of the script, the pic is still in early development as a result of the pandemic and casting has not yet been determined.“A few actresses have come forward,

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