First Look at Johnny Flynn as a Young David Bowie

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One of the greatest icons in music history is returning.

In this first-look image from upcoming feature “Stardust”, Johnny Flynn — best know internationally as the lead in Netflix comedy “Lovesick” — stars as a 24-year-old David Bowie in 1971 as he embarks on his first road trip to America, only to be met with a world not yet ready for him.

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“Stardust” — which was first announced ahead of this year’s Berlin Film Festival — offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the moments that inspired the creation of Bowie’s first and most memorable alter ego Ziggy Stardust, capturing the turning point that cemented his career as one of the world’s biggest cultural figures.

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