Marianne Faithfulls life to be turned into film

March 14th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Mar 14 (ANI): The life of singer Marianne Faithfull, the real wild girl of rock, is to be told in a film.

At a time of her life, Faithfull, who once dated Mick Jagger, sank into heroin addiction and homelessness.

She published an autobiography in 1994.

And, now she has agreed to have her life transformed into a film.

“It won”t happen right away but we have found a director who I trust who wants to make a film of the book,” The BBC quoted her, as saying.

However, Faithfull, who is now releasing her 22nd album, said she did not want a say in casting an actress to play her.

She said: “I”m not getting involved. I”ll read the script, when it’’s ready, which isn”t for a long time, and then I”ll leave it to the director and the actress he chooses.

“I don”t want to have much to do with it. I want to read the script and like the script and then I”m going to let go of it and let them do what they want. That’’s the way to do it.”

Now 62, Faithfull added that her life was “a great story”.

Educated in a convent, she was discovered by the Rolling Stones” manager at 17.

She was once found wearing nothing but a rug during an infamous police search of Stones guitarist Keith Richards” house in 1967.

The singer spent two years living on the streets of London in the 1970s, addicted to heroin. (ANI)

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