Sony Pictures and Polygram Entertainment have signed a big picture deal to showcase Ozzy and Sharon’s enduring but crazy rock ‘n’ roll love story. British playwright Lee Hall, the writer of several films including “Rocketman”, has signed on to write the script.
Hall’s accolades include an Academy nod for “Billy Elliot”. He will work with Polygram, the film division of Universal Music. The rock couple’s outrageous big screen backstory will be set to Osbourne’s hard rock tunes.
Growing up on the Road With Dad
The kids tagged along on many of the tours with their Prince of Darkness dad. Sharon scheduled the shows to coincide with school schedules. They helped out on the tour.
Kelly admitted that at times it wasn't the most appropriate environment for children.
Ozzy and Sharon Married in Hawaii
Sharon and Ozzy met in 1970 but did not marry until 1982. They tied the knot at a beautiful Hawaiian wedding on the island of Maui.
They had been dating for three years and married as soon as the divorce from Thelma was secured. Ozzy said he chose July 4 so he would not forget their anniversary date.
Osbourne Media Plays a Part
The film about the Osbournes will be co-produced by none other than Osbourne Media, the family-run label. In collaboration with Sony and Polygram.
Polygram will be a great partner for the Osbournes, it has co-produced pop music movies about The Velvet Underground, the Beastie Boys, and Ariana Grande.
The Time Sharon Hid Ozzy’s Clothing
Smack in the middle of Ozzy’s aptly titled “Diary of a Madman” tour, the height of his riotous rock and roll lifestyle, this happened.
Sharon, completely fed up with Ozzy’s drunken debauchery every single night, decided to hide all his clothing from him. Problem solved? Nope. He put on one of her dresses and went out on the town in a wild rampage.