I'm posting this on a few sites.
I didn't know about it til today, but I DO agree with Bill's opinions.
(Bill Ward was the drummer of Black Sabbath, and continues to make music today)
This is taken from www.billward.com:
"F*** Mark Chapman - The Chapman Movie
Just got the s*** news that there's going to be a movie about the asshole who shot John Lennon. As a Lennon fan, admirer, I can't believe that this film is coming out on general release. I object completely that we have available to us a movie about a guy who robbed millions of people of so much, who stamped out a brilliant mind, and who broke apart a family. When John Lennon died, my heart broke, and I've never gotten over his death, and I know that millions of other people got hurt also.
Whoever is responsible for this movie, the money, the producers, the cast, the music, I fail to see how you can participate in anything that could bring more infamy to an already infamous murderer, robber and pain-bringer.
I curse this movie, and hope that it rots in hell. I hope it's an utter failure. For me personally, it feels like another kick in the balls. It still hurts. He's been dead now for awhile, but it still hurts. This movie can only open up old wounds. For the sake of what? Truth? I think not.
IS this film common knowledge and it slipped the radar down here in Oz?