Johnny Cash Biopic Heads Into Production

The story of music’s “Man In Black” is coming to the movies. James Mangold, the writer-director behind Cop Land and the current Winona Ryder-Angelina Jolie flick Girl, Interrupted, has signed a deal to helm and co-write a movie based on the life of Country Music Hall of Famer Johnny Cash. Variety reports that Mangold will team with Gill Dennis on the screenplay for Cash, which will be produced by James Keach and Cathy Konrad for Columbia Pictures.