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A biopic on Velvet Underground's
German vixen is in the works.
A biopic on the turbulent life of – Velvet Underground's singer and Warholian femme fatale – Nico is currently in the works. Nico 1988 will focus on the singer's final years, chronicling her 1987 Europe tour and heroin addiction. Nico 1988 will be directed by Italian filmmaker Susanna Nicchiarelli and star Danish actress Trine Dyrholm.
"Most people think that, as Andy Warhol once said, that after her experience with Velvet Underground and The Factory – and after having had sex with with most of the rock stars of those years – Nico simply 'became a fat junky' and disappeared", said Nicchiarelli in a statement at the Rome Film Festival. "But is this how her life really went?" Well, I guess we will have to wait and see. █