Ananova reports: A scam which gave a veteran punk band their first hit for more than 20 years is to be turned into a Hollywood film.
The Alarm had a top 30 hit earlier this year with 45rpm after pretending it was by a new band called The Poppyfields.
They even got young Welsh band The Wayriders to lip-synch the song for the video to convince DJs it was by a hip young band.
Alarm frontman Mike Peters has now agreed to let lifelong friend Sara Sugarman direct the tale of how the band duped the music industry. [see full story for more]
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