Ed Sheeran Wants To Make An "8 Mile Meets Notting Hill" Biopic About Ipswich

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Ed Sheeran has revealed he wants to make a biopic film based on his life and his home town of Ipswich, inspired by Eminem's gritty 8 Mile.

Yep, the same Ed Sheeran whose rider consists of a six-pack of Fanta Orange and a jar of Manuka Honey. Yes, the Ed Sheeran who recently quit Twitter because people were 'saying mean things'.

That all clear?

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"I want to have an 8 Mile moment, but 8 Mile meets Notting Hill," he told Q. "Not gritty like Detroit but, like, Ipswich. I've got loads of songs about Ipswich that haven't come out so I could make a soundtrack."

Detroit has nothing on Ipswich

"I really want to make a film that I do the soundtrack for and star in - that's my next thing," he told The Sun back in March, hinting that he was in talks with Richard Curtis .

"I look at a film like Notting Hill and I think that's like a brilliant benchmark, or Once. So if you were to mix Notting Hill with Once, I would say that would be a good start.

"I don't think I will do an album as a soundtrack, but I will definitely put together a soundtrack with a bunch of my songs on it." he added.

"I am in talks with one filmmaker that I really love and we are going to slowly but surely put something together. I would want to cast all unknowns. I want to have a low-budget, indie, British-made film."

Well so long as Notting Hill is the benchmark I think we can be confident this is going to be one hell of a film.

Let's see how that Game of Thrones cameo goes first though...