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Friday 26 December 2014

Definitely Maybe to Oasis movie

Noel Gallagher is open to the idea of an Oasis film
Noel Gallagher is open to the idea of an Oasis film

Noel Gallagher has revealed he finds the idea of an Oasis film "very tempting".

The 46-year-old musician said he has already been asked by a studio to make a biopic about the band, and is considering the offer, despite being estranged from his younger brother Liam.

He told The Sun: "People have seriously approached me about that. It's something that's very strange but very tempting."

Noel, who was at the The Weinstein Company Bafta after-party with wife Sara MacDonald, joked that the invite to another awards bash would be an incentive.

"If it means I get to come here and watch Brad Pitt eat a bit of salmon, then I'll make a film a year if I can," he said.

The High Flying Birds frontman would like Michael Fassbender in one of the lead roles, and quipped that the working title for the project is "20 Years A Geezer", in a jokey reference to Weinstein's Bafta-winning film, 12 Years A Slave.

Noel has barely spoken to his brother Liam since Oasis broke up in 2009. The warring siblings have been working on their own solo projects - Noel with High Flying Birds and Liam with his Oasis bandmates in Beady Eye.

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