Ex-frontman for Sex Pistols John Lydon has made it abundantly clear he isn’t a fan of Hulu’s Pistol. But director Danny Boyle is unphased.
Lydon—better known as “Johnny Rotten”—saw images from the series about his punk rock band last year. He said The Sunday Times that it was the “most disrespectful s––t I’ve ever had to endure.”
And now, Boyle is speaking out about the matter. What are his thoughts? Lydon’s rejection is “a small price”
Lydon previously tried to block Hulu from using the Sex Pistols’ music in the show but was unsuccessful since Pistols’ guitarist Steve JonesAnd drummer Paul Cook They wanted to include the songs.
The director stated, “If you are going to be upset about that you don’t know the history of our group and subsequent history post-group.” Entertainment Weekly. It is essential to discord. [Sex Pistols’ manager, Malcolm McLaren]Takes an intemperance or anger, a type of resentment, a sense of guilt, and then extrapolates it into the world via the music. It’s what gives songs their bite.”
Lydon—the band’s lead singer during its 1970s heyday—previously tried to block Hulu from using the Sex Pistols’ music in the show. Because Pistols guitarist was his guitar, he failed. Steve Jones and drummer Paul Cook They wanted to include the songs.