The companies made the announcement Thursday.
Pic’s based on the story of Irish rocker Neil McCormick memoir “Killing Bono: I am Bono’s Doppelganger,” which details efforts by McCormick and his younger brother to become rock stars but can only look on as their school friends form U2 and become hugely successful. “Bono” had its North American premiere at this year’s Seattle International Film Festival.
“Bono” was written by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais and Simon Maxwell. The film was produced by Hamm, Ian Flooks, Mark Huffam, Piers Tempest and co-produced by Isibeal Ballance.
Deal was negotiated by Gordon and Samantha Horley from Salt Company International and Alexis Garcia from WME Global, representing the filmmakers.