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Production to Begin in July For ‘MAPPLETHORPE’ Starring Matt Smith

June 2, 2017

Matt Smith

Interloper Films announced that their Robert Mapplethorpe biopic, MAPPLETHORPE, starring Matt Smith will start production in July. Smith plays Mapplethorpe, one of the most controversial photographers in American history.

Documentary filmmaker Ondi Timoner will direct from a script he wrote, based on a story by Bruce Goodrich. Mapplethorpe follows his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989 due to complications from AIDS.

Boston Diva Productions will produce alongside Timoner’s Interloper Films.

Smith might be known as the Eleventh Doctor in Doctor Who and starring on Netflix’s The Crown. 

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