Disney+ melder at de snart er på vej med en ny serie med titlen Pistol. Serien er skabt og skrevet af Craig Pearce og er baseret på Sex Pistols-guitaristen Steve Jones’ erindringsbog Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol. Det er Oscar-vinderen Danny Boyle der har instrueret og produceret serien.
Alle seks afsnit af serien har premiere samme dag i Disney+ Star sektionen, og det altså 8. september.
“Pistol” har følgende rolleliste: Toby Wallace as Steve Jones, Jacob Slater as Paul Cook, Anson Boon as John Lydon, Christian Lees as Glen Matlock, Louis Partridge as Sid Vicious, Sydney Chandler as Chrissie Hynde, Talulah Riley as Vivienne Westwood, Maisie Williams as punk icon Jordan, Emma Appleton as Nancy Spungen and Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Malcolm McLaren.
“Pistol” is a six-episode limited series about a rock and roll revolution. The furious, raging storm at the center of this revolution are the Sex Pistols – and at the center of this series is Sex Pistols’ founding member and guitarist, Steve Jones. Jones’ hilarious, emotional and at times heart-breaking journey guides us through a kaleidoscopic telling of three of the most epic, chaotic and mucus-spattered years in the history of music. Based on Jones’ memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol, this is the story of a band of spotty, noisy, working-class kids with “no future,” who shook the boring, corrupt Establishment to its core, threatened to bring down the government and changed music and culture forever.