Academy Award Winner Oliver Stone and the members of the rock group, THE DOORS, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore, announced today that a movie entitled “THE DOORS”, story of the late Jim Morrison, poet, lyricist and singer for THE DOORS will begin filming this spring for Carolco Pictures.
“THE DOORS” will be directed by Oliver Stone from his original screenplay. The film will be produced by Sasha Harari, Bill Graham and A. Kitman Ho. The executive producers are Mario T. Kassar, Nicolas Clainos and Brian Grazer. The rights to the music were granted by The Doors Music Co., with the cooperation of Elektra Records. THE DOORS are represented by their long-term associate, Danny Sugerman.
“After all these years we are happy that a film is being made and believe that Oliver Stone is the right man for the job,” said Danny Sugerman, spokesman for THE DOORS.
“THE DOORS” will star Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison and Meg Ryan as Pamela Morrison. Kyle McLachlan will portray Ray Manzarek, Kevin Dillon will play John Densmore and Frank Whaley portrays Robby Krieger.
Billy Idol and Kathleen Quinlan also star as close friends of Morrison’s. Mimi Rodgers will make a cameo appearance.