Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, legendary lead singer of the Rolling Stones is set to return to his acting career.
He can be seen on the silver screen in a new movie called, The Burnt Orange Heresy which premieres on Sept. 7. This news was announced by the movie producers who according to UCR called upon Giuseppe Capotondi to direct.
The cast includes Jagger acting alongside Donald Sutherland, Claes Bang and Elizabeth Debicki. The film will be screened at the end of this year’s Venice Film Festival.
The organisers of the festival, describing the movie have said, “The art world and the underworld collide in director Capotondi’s neo-noir thriller, set in present-day Italy.”
According to UCR, the film sees a “charismatic art critic James Figueras (Bang) hooks up with provocative and alluring fellow American Berenice Hollis (Debicki).”
In the movie, “the new lovers travel to the lavish and opulent Lake Como estate of powerful art collector Joseph Cassidy (Jagger). Their host reveals he is the patron of Jerome Debney (Sutherland), the reclusive J.D. Salinger of the art world.”
“Cassidy makes a simple request, for James to steal a Debney masterpiece from the artist’s studio, whatever the cost. “As the couple spend time with Debney, they start to realize that nothing about the artist or their mission is what it seems.”
Jagger’s wrapped the movie in April of this year was just days before he went into hospital to undergo heart surgery. The Stones were about to go out on the road and had to suddenly change their tour plans.
The iconic rocker will celebrate his 76th birthday on Friday, he seems to have recovered well after the surgery and is back performing live on stage. The frontman has starred in a number of movies over the years, his most recent big-screen appearance was a cameo in the Jason Statham feature The Bank Job in 2008.
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