First Look: Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in ‘All Is By My Side’


The Outkast rapper is looking eerily similar to one of the founders of rock ‘n’ roll.

Andre Benjamin (a.k.a Andre 3000) will be portraying rock legend Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming film All Is By My Side. The photo, just released by the Toronto International Film Festival, is fans’ first look at Andre’s striking costume.

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The film, which will be featured at the 38th annual TIFF in September, is based on the guitarist’s pre-fame years and his fight to the top of the charts. The movie will feature none of Jimi’s actual music, as producers were never able to clear the rights to the songs.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page

The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page

But that isn’t the only music film in the spotlight at this year’s festival. Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine will be making his feature film debut in Can a Song Save Your Life? The film, which also stars Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo, is a romantic-drama revolved around young singer and down and out record producer.