Andre 3000 in Jimi Hendrix Biopic: First Look!

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It isn't a polaroid picture (don't worry, I hate myself for going there), but it is a first All Is By My Side image showing Andre 3000 as the legendary Jimi Hendrix.

Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side

Starring along with Andre Benjamin are Imogen Poots, Ruth Negga, and Hayley Atwell. 

The story follows the musician's transition from Jimmy James, an unknown, to Jimi Hendrix, an icon.

The film will debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. No date has been set for wide release.


Seeing as they didn’t get the rights to Jimi’s music for the film, this may be a disaster. Everything Rock knows about the guitar after 1970 came from his psychedelic twisting of what the instrument could do. I paid homage to Hendrix with a portrait called Purple Haze for Rock Star Martyr. You can see it at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot... and tell me how the voodoo child’s music found you…