Before negotiations with Netflix started, the project was situated at Focus Features since January 2015.
Before that, it was at Paramount where directors like David Fincher and Larry Charles had interest in it.
The film received critical and popular acclaim, and won the Academy Award for Best Picture, earning Douglas his first Oscar as one of the film's producers.
After leaving The Streets of San Francisco in 1976, Douglas went on to produce films including The China Syndrome (1979) and Romancing the Stone (1984).
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Douglas first achieved prominence for his performance in the ABC police procedural television series The Streets of San Francisco, for which he received three consecutive Emmy Award nominations.
In 1975 Douglas produced One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, having acquired the rights to the Ken Kesey novel from his father.
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He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Penelope Wilton, Nigel Terry, Justine Waddell, Richard Pasco and Richard Johnson in the cast.
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The project is based on The New York Times bestselling autobiography, “The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band,” which was written by Motley Crue members Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and author Neil Strauss.
The book chronicles the iconic 1980s band’s rise to fame in the hair metal and rock scene while experiencing drug overdoses and various run ins with the police.