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This ‘The Voice’ judge is getting a MOVIE made about their life!

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Boy George is about to become the latest singer to undergo the superstar screen treatment, after he signed off on the making of a movie about his life.  

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The MGM biopic will trace the life of the 80s icon from his humble beginnings in a working class family, through his rise to the top of the music charts with Culture Club, reports Deadline.

The movie, which currently doesn’t have a title or any attached stars, will be written and directed by Sacha Gervasi, whose previous credits include My Dinner with Herve as well as the 2008 rockumentary Anvil: The Story of Anvil.

And if successful, it could see George’s story follow in the footsteps of the Freddie Mercury and Queen story in Bohemian Rhapsody, which earned Rami Malek an Oscar, and the Elton John biopic Rocketman.

The Voice Australia judge, George, 57, is clearly chuffed that he’s about to become a star of the big screen, sharing the exciting news with his Instagram followers: “A MOVIE! @mgm_studios Thrilling!” he said. 

And his famous followers agree!

“Well it’s about damn time! 🙌🏼” declared ex New Kids on the Block singer, Donnie Wahlberg.

“Amazing!!! Can’t wait!!! 👏💥❤️” said supermodel Helena Christensen. 

While Naomi Campbell was thrilled at the news about her “childhood hero”. 

“About time !!! My child hood Hero ♥️♥️♥️” the supermodel commented on the post. 

Boy George in 1984
Boy George in 1984 (Credit: Getty)

George, whose real name is George O’Dowd, was only 21 when he found himself propelled into superstardom, after Culture Club performed hit ‘Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?’ on the British music TV program Top of the Pops in 1982.

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