Danny Boyle’s Sex Pistols Drama Series - 'Pistol' First Trailer is here.



Five decades after their debut (and only) album Never Mind the Bollocks, the Academy award-winning director Danny Boyle [Trainspotting, Shallow Grave]. Inspired by guitarist Steve Jones’ memoir, Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol into a biopic. Titled Pistol.

The Sex Pistols revolutionise the British culture. Formed in London in 1975. Although their initial career lasted just two and a half years, they are regarded as one of the most groundbreaking acts in the history of popular music. Responsible for the punk movement in the United Kingdom and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians.  "God Save the Queen" was banned not only by the BBC but also by nearly every independent radio station, making it the "most heavily censored record in British history”.

With Anson Boon as Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious played by Louis Partridge + the rest of the cast are Christian Lees as Glen Matlock, Thomas Brodie-Sangster as manager Malcolm McLaren, Talulah Riley as punk mastermind Vivienne Westwood. Maisie Williams portrays Jordan. 

The series is created and written by Craig Pearce

.The book is based on Lonely Boy: Tales From a Sex Pistol, the 2017 memoir of guitarist Steve Jones, played in the series by Toby Wallace

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