November 29th, 2010
11:45 AM ET
More than 30 years after its release, plans are underway for the Pink Floyd hit "Another Brick in the Wall" to be turned into a movie.
Deadline.com reports that "The Queen" producer Andy Harries is planning a film about the song that will focus on the schoolchildren who sang the track's chorus. Described as a cross between "Dead Poets Society" and "School of Rock," the biographical movie centers on Alan Renshaw, a music teacher who takes a job at a struggling north London school with the intent of stirring things up.
Renshaw's class eventually gets a gig singing on "Another Brick in the Wall," but he ends up losing his teaching job because of the tune's "We don't need no education" anti-authority lyrics.
A release date for the film has not yet been announced, as Harries still must acquire song rights and negotiate with Pink Floyd member Roger Waters, who, Deadline reports, is on tour until next year and has a reputation for being difficult.
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