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Scott Weiland is set to be the latest rock star to get the biopic treatment.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, a new film based on the Weiland memoir Not Dead & Not for Sale by David Ritz is currently in the works at Dark Pictures, a new female-led production company that will focus on “true stories.”

The Hollywood Reporter notes, “Jennifer Erwin, a diehard Stone Temple Pilots fan who co-founded Dark Pictures with Anne Beagan, will pen the script for the film adaptation of Weiland’s life that is set to meld rock stardom with a moving love story, the rock band frontman plunged into addiction and then fighting his way back to the top with comebacks.”

Erwin said in a statement, “It’s an honor to have the trust to tell Scott’s story and the ability to portray the lesser known sides of him – the loving and tender man he was, the high school athlete he was, the melancholy soul he was and the legendary frontman that he will always be.”

Orian Williams has been tapped to produce the film who shared in a statement, “[Jennifer Erwin and I] want to make the most authentic film possible about this remarkable artist. Beyond Scott’s page-turning memoir, connecting with those closest to Scott is important to get the details right. We’re also thrilled to have access to his unreleased music for the film.”

So far, a production schedule, casting and release information is not yet known.

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.