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Late in 1984, Alex Cox met with a producer who told him about an idea that had been percolating in Hollywood: a movie about Sid and Nancy, starring Madonna and Rupert Everett. As Cox wrote in his autobiography, "For anyone who had been vaguely into the Punk movement, this was a... ...
I'm gonna be a rude boy. Like my dad.
In the second half of the movie when Sid and Nancy are in the the methadone clinic, there is anti-drugs poster behind the person handing the methadone out. The poster uses artwork featured on the cover of the Iron Maiden album 'Number of the beast'. The scene is set in 1978/79, but the Iron Maiden album and subsequent artwork in question didn't come out until 1982/83.
"And introducing the young Cat Vicious in the role of Smoky, Sid and Nancy's child."