Andy Serkis to re-record hits with The Blockheads

March 4th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Mar 04 (ANI): Hollywood actor Andy Serkis will soon be hitting the studios with The Blockheads to re-record late rocker Ian Durys beloved tunes.

Andy, who has been signed up to portray the late Blockheads frontman Ian Dury in a biopic, will rehearse classic tracks with The Blockheads band members.

The band members have given their blessings to Andy, and are thrilled about assisting him in re-recording their hit tracks.

“Andy Serkis”ll do a great job… We”re recording 12 songs for the film; it”ll be live and really retro and straight ahead, Contactmusic quoted The Blockheads band member Mick Gallagher as saying.

Meanwhile, Andy recently confessed that Ian Dury’’s Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3 was among his favourite tunes of all time. (ANI)

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