According to Deadline, Virgin Produced, the film arm of the media-and-rocketship tycoon’s empire, has acquired the movie rights to Robert Greenfield’s 2008 book Exile on Mains Street: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones. The drama — not a documentary; there’s already one of those in the works — will focus on the band’s 1971 adventures in the south of France, when they they recorded Exile on Main Street.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JUNE 01: (L-R) Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones pose for a photograph during a dress rehearsal prior to the opening concert of the 2007 European leg of their ‘A Bigger Bang’ World Tour at the Videohouse on June 1, 2007 in Brussels, Belgium. This leg of the Tour begins on June 5 at Werchter Park, Belgium and is due to be completed in August in London, England. (Photo by Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ron Wood;Mick Jagger;Keith Richards;Charlie Watts Photo: Getty Images/2007 Getty Images