Ozzy Osbourne Movie Gets the Go-Ahead

April 28, 2010  |  11:30am

Ozzy Osbourne’s life is going to be made into a film. A movie based on the legendary Black Sabbath frontman and solo artist’s colorful life has been given the go-ahead by studio executives according to his wife, Sharon.

“There’s about to be a big announcement,” Sharon says. “It’s been picked up and it’s going into production. There’s no cast yet, but we have a producer and we have lots of money and we’re all starting.”

She added that the person to play her husband—who released his autobiography, titled I Am Ozzy last year—will be “somebody new” rather than an established star.

Sharon, who has been Ozzy’s manager since his split from Black Sabbath in 1979, said she would choose English actress Carey Mulligan to play her if she could pick anyone, although she also earmarked her daughter, Kelly, as ideal for the role. “She is a Mini Me, so yeah, she would be good,” Sharon says.

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