Netflix is very interested in growing its selection of inspirational movies, and one of the upcoming films will be just that. I Used to Be Famous, a movie about music, will be released on Netflix in September 2022. It tells the tale of a former pop star who wants to make a comeback and befriends a young drummer who has autism. I Used To Be Famous on Netflix is based on Eddie Sternberg’s 2015 short film of the same name, which he also wrote and directed. With this movie, he will now make his feature film debut. Sternberg and Zak Klein will collaborate on the script, which is also written by Sternberg (Contractor 014352, The Elevator Pitch).
What’s the I Used to Be Famous storyline?
I Used To Be Famous on Netflix centres on Vince, a desperatly aspiring former pop star. An unplanned friendship between the two misunderstood musicians is sparked by an impromptu jam session with young drummer Stevie who has autism. The original short film is available for purchase on ShortsTV, an Amazon Prime Channel that offers streaming content. There is an online trailer for the 15-minute short film.
Who is in the cast of I Used to Be Famous?
Ed Skrein and musician Leo Long will play Vince and Stevie, respectively, in the Netflix series I Used to Be Famous. Skrein is well-known for his work on shows like Game of Thrones, Deadpool, Alita: Battle Angel, and others. Leo Long is a neurodiverse folk musician who has faced and overcame many obstacles in music and will now also be acting. Eleanor Matsura from The Walking Dead, Eoin Macken from La Brea, and Lorraine Ashbourne from Bridgerton all played supporting roles as Amber, Austin, and Cheryl, respectively.
When will I Used to Be Famous be available on Netflix?
According to Televisual, filming for Netflix’s I Used to Be Famous began on October 28th, 2021 and ended on December 6th, 2022. The film’s budget is less than $10 million, making it one of the less expensive projects on which Netflix has recently collaborated.
We can confirm that I Used to Be Famous will be available to stream on Friday, September 16th, 2022, with the release of the trailer in August 2022.