Netflix nears deal for Kiss biopic

Movie is currently in production

Netflix is nearing a deal to distribute a Kiss biopic that’s currently in the works. Deadline reports that the film, titled Shout It Out Loud, went into a bidding war with the streamer coming out on top.

The film will be directed by Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Rønning with the script penned by Ole Sanders. The pic will be a co-production of Mark Canton’s Atmosphere Entertainment and Universal Music Group with close cooperation with band leaders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.

The film will focus on Simmons and Stanley’s origins as kids from Queens who formed an unlikely friendship that morphed into Kiss after enlisting guitarist Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss. The band’s anthems will be a big part of the movie as they overcame the “hair” band era and became a mega force in rock and roll.

More details as it becomes available.

Kiss is set to return to the road this summer for what is to be their final trek together with the End of the Road Tour as they rescheduled pandemic-postponed dates. The band will now launch its European End of the Road trek on June 2nd in Antwerp, Belgium, and wrapping July 15th in Budapest, Hungary. The 22 trek rescheduled 2021 End of the Road North American tour dates with David Lee Roth now kicks off August 18th in Mansfield, MA and wrap on October 6th in Lafayette, LA. Original tickets will be honored at all new dates.

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