Keith Richards Role Cast for Hendrix Biopic

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Keith Richards Role Cast for Hendrix Biopic

All Is By My Side, the forthcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic starring André 3000, is currently being filmed in Dublin, Ireland, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, the role of Keith Richards has been cast. The Rolling Stones’ guitarist will be played by British newcomer Ashley Charles.

The movie will depict Keith Richards’ then-girlfriend Linda Keith, to be played by Captain America: The First Avenger star Hayley Atwell, discovering Hendrix in a New York night club. Linda Keith claimed to have given Hendrix Richards’ first Stratocaster, as well as to have introduced Hendrix to the version of “Hey Joe” that inspired Hendrix’s iconic song.