God Save the Sex Pistols: Danny Boyle Pistol TV series pogos onto Disney+ this May

The Sex Pistols in Danny Boyle's Pistol TV show

Danny Boyle’s eagerly anticipated Sex Pistols series, Pistol, will land on Disney+ May 13. The limited series, based on Pistols’ guitarist Steve Jones’ 2017 memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol, recounts the heady early days of the Pistols, the punk band who sparked a music revolution in the UK. 

Pistol will screen exclusively Disney+ in UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, and on Hulu in the US. All six episodes will drop at launch.

We’re particularly excited for this one: Created and written by Craig Pearce, Pistol is the unlikely story of a bunch of lads that found themselves at the epicentre of a cultural maelstrom. The series spans three years, from Steve Jones school days with soon to be bandmate Paul Cook, through the release of the band’s seminal Never Mind the Bollocks album, to their Stateside demise.

Pistol is the unlikely story of a bunch of lads that found themselves at the epicentre of a cultural maelstrom…

The early Pistols gig in Danny Boyle's Pistol
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Pistol stars Toby Wallace as Steve Jones, Jacob Slater as Paul Cook, Anson Boon as John Lydon, Christian Lees as Glen Matlock, Louis Partridge as Sid Vicious, Sydney Chandler as Chrissie Hynde, Talulah Riley as Vivienne Westwood, Maisie Williams as Jordan, Emma Appleton as Nancy Spungen and Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Malcolm McLaren.

From FX productions, the show is executive produced by Boyle, Pearce, Tracey Seaward, Gail Lyon, Anita Camarata, Steve Jones, Paul Lee, Hope Hartman and wiip.  

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About Steve May

Creator of Home Cinema Choice magazine, and editor of The Luxe Review, Steve muses and reviews for Trusted Reviews, T3, Yahoo UK, Home Cinema Choice, Games Radar, Ideal Home, Louder Sounds, Channel News and Boat International. He’s also the editor of professional home cinema website Inside CI. He's on Twitter and Instagram as @SteveMay_UK

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