Jack O'Connell will be the designer Alexander McQueen in his biopic

Jack O'Connell has been chosen to play Alexander McQueen in the biopic that is being prepared about the designer, who died in 2010. The British actor will report to Andrew Haigh, the director, while Chris Urch will be in charge of the script.

The movie about Alexander McQueen will delve into what he was like designer's creative process in the months leading up to one of his greatest presentations, which took place in 2009. Jack O'Connell is expected to capture the intimate portrait of the man behind such an important brand and prestige.

Biopic of Alexander McQueen

Damian Jones will be the producer of this biopic, which will begin shooting next January with the intention of being released at the end of the same year, that is, 2017. Not much else is known about the project, but surely we will begin little by little to have more details, since there are only 3 months to go before filming begins.

The designer committed suicide at age 40 hanging himself in his own home after consuming a mixture of cocaine, tranquilizers, and sleeping pills. He was deeply depressed over the death of his mother, just 10 days before his.

The trajectory of Jack O'Connell

The British actor seems like a great fit for the role of Alexander McQueen, and it seems that 2017 will undoubtedly be his year. By then he will release no less than four films: the biopic, "Tulip Fever" and "HHhH". In addition, he participates in the television series "Godless", a 6 episode western set in 1880 he will play Roy Goode.

We know O'Connell for having participated in successful films and series for several years. Thus, on the big screen we have seen him in "Invincible", "300: the origin of the empire", "Convict" or "Criminal debt", among other films. In terms of series, for several years he had a recurring role in the British "Skins", where he played James Cook.

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