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UK cast grows for Ian Dury biopic

Ray Winstone and Mackenzie Crook have joined Andy Serkis for a biopic of late punk legend Ian Dury, according to film trade paper The Hollywood Reporter.

Winstone has signed on to play the father of Dury who, despite suffering from polio from a young age, went on to become a leading music figure.

Serkis plays the singer, who produced a string of hits through the 1970s, including Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.

Pirates of The Caribbean star Naomie Harris has been cast as his girlfriend.

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