Liam Gallagher planning Oasis film

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 7 November 2011
Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher is planning a film about Oasis' rock 'n' roll exploits, and wants to start it with their breakup

Liam Gallagher is planning a film about Oasis' career.

The band's ex-singer said he'd like to put together a picture about his their rock 'n' roll exploits, but would start it with the breakup of the band - caused by a huge fall out between him and his guitarist brother Noel ahead of a show in Paris in 2009.

He said: "Sometimes, when we've had a few drinks, we sit about telling stories and talk about putting them in an Oasis film. I'd be up for that.

"But I'd start it with Paris. I wouldn't want it to end on such a bummer. I'd start at the end and work my way backwards.

"It'd be a long film but it'd be a film worth watching, believe me. It'd be a funny film and all."

Before starting on an Oasis film, Liam - who now fronts Beady Eye - is making his first foray into the movie world with his 1 Productions company, making 'The Longest Cocktail Party', about The Beatles' late publicist Derek Taylor.

Explaining his reason for choosing the film, Liam told the Independent newspaper: "He's an unsung hero, and I want to give him a chance to shine."

The film is thought to be loosely based on the book 'The Longest Cocktail Party: An Insider's Diary of the Beatles, Their Million-dollar Apple Empire and Its Wild Rise and Fall' by Richard DiLello, who worked for The Beatles' Apple Corps, and is currently in development with a filming date tentatively set for 2012.

Liam Gallagher

Former Beady Eye front man and the other brother from Oasis.

Finsbury Park, London N4

Fri 29 Jun


Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester

Sat 18 Aug

£112.50 / 0161 282 4000

Old Trafford, Manchester

Sat 18 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 868 8000

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Beady Eye

Liam Gallagher and the rest of the Oasis line-up who are not Noel strut their stuff.

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