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Kiss plan biopic for 2021

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Kiss are planning to release a biopic before they retire in 2021.

Manager Doc McGhee says that the rock legends will follow in the footsteps of Queen, Mötley Crüe and Elton John and release their own movie.

Speaking on Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon, McGhee said: "Hopefully in the next week we'll have a company behind it, and we'll start finishing the script, and hopefully by the time we end we'll have a movie finished for July of next year."

McGhee revealed that producer Mark Canton, who worked on the movie 300, is involved in the project. If it goes to schedule, the untitled movie should land in July 2021 – the same month Kiss are set to play their final show in their hometown of New York City.

Kiss recently kicked off their US tour with former Van Halen singer David Lee Roth in support.

Dave Everley has been writing about and occasionally humming along to music since the early 90s. During that time, he has been Deputy Editor on Kerrang! and Classic Rock, Associate Editor on Q magazine and staff writer/tea boy on Raw, not necessarily in that order. He has written for Metal Hammer, Louder, Prog, the Observer, Select, Mojo, the Evening Standard and the totally legendary Ultrakill. He is still waiting for Billy Gibbons to send him a bottle of hot sauce he was promised several years ago.