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INXS Frontman Michael Hutchence Doc In The Works

SANTA MONICA, JULY 25, 2016 – Universal Music Group announced today that it’s producing a feature-length documentary film about the life of INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence.

The film will be co-produced by Passion Pictures, a company whose credits include the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching For Sugar Man, and Richard Lowenstein, a close friend of Hutchence and whose writing and directing credits include He Died with a Felafel in His Hand, Say a Little Prayer and Strikebound has signed on to direct.

David Blackman, UMG’s Head of Film and Television Development and Production, said, “Michael Hutchence was a musical genius who led one of the world’s biggest bands to global stardom, only to succumb to a tragic end. We have assembled an incredible team that is committed to telling Michael’s story and providing the world with a portrait of a man who left behind an enduring musical and cultural legacy.”

Hutchence died in a hotel room in Sydney in 1997, of an apparent suicide. – Staff Writers