The news was divulged from actress Hayley Atwell who told Esquire magazine that she will possibly be working on the project along the Outkast member.
Previous attempts to bring a Jimi Hendrix story to life have been made by Laurence Fishburne and Lenny Kravitz. Both were unsuccessful.
The NY Daily News Reports:
In an interview with the Daily News seven years ago, the OutKast rapper said he was excited about portraying the two sides of Hendrix’s persona onscreen, though no project ever materialized.