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More Sneak-Peak Photos of New Sex Pistols TV Series

Emma Appleton is the spitting image of Nancy Spungen, in the new Sex Pistols drama

Trainspotting director, Danny Boyle has shared more pics from his upcoming TV Drama about the  Sex Pistols, which is due to air on FX later in the year.Entitled Pistol, the six-episode drama is based on the 2017 memoir Lonely Boy: Tales From a Sex Pistol by Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones.

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Actor Emma Appleton plays Nancy Spungen Credit- CLICK NEWS AND MEDIA

The six-part TV drama is due to be released later in the year and stars actor Emma Appleton as Nancy Spungen, the drug addicted girlfriend of Sid Vicious until she died of a stab wound in mysterious circumstances in a bathroom of The Chelsea Hotel in New York City.

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Toby Wallace plays Steve Jones Credit- CLICK NEWS AND MEDIA

The cast includes Australian actor Toby Wallace who plays Steve Jones Steve Jones,  Anson Boon plays frontman Johnny Rotten,  Louis Partridge as Sid Vicious,  Jacob Slater as drummer Paul Cook; and Fabien Frankel as original bassist Glen Matlock.

The new telly biopic will air later in the year Credit- CLICK NEWS AND MEDIA

Moulin Rouge! co-writer Craig Pearce created Pistol and wrote the teleplay alongside Frank Cottrell Boyce (Sometimes Always Never). Boyle is the director and executive producer of the series.

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Director Danny Boyle has described the band’s emergence in the mid-Seventies as the moment that British society and culture changed forever Credit- CLICK NEWS AND MEDIA

A release date has not yet been set, but looks like it will be towards the end of 2021