John Sayles to help write Anthony Kiedis' HBO show

John Sayles to help write Anthony Kiedis' HBO show

 

Have you heard? Anthony Kiedis' loca vida is going to be made into an HBO series, a move prompted by the success of the Red Hot Chili Peppers singer's autobiography, Scar Tissue. Here's the new news: Respected film director John Sayles will apparently be writing the series. (According to Variety.com.)

Sayles rides a pretty amazing line in Hollywood: He's able to make amazing, quiet dramas (Matewan, Lone Star, Limbo, etc.) as a writer/director, then make some coin script-doctoring big-budget hoo-ha like The Mummy and the upcoming Jurassic Park IV. According to the Variety piece, Kiedis and Sayles "hit it off."

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