A biopic on the life of Jimi Hendrix will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on August 20.  It is called All Is By My Side.  The movie will feature rapper/actor Andre 3000 as Hendrix.  A photo of Andre as Hendrix is below.

The film was written and directed by John Ridley.

It tells the story of the transformation of a backing guitarist named Jimmy James into the iconic guitar legend known as Jimi Hendrix.  Unfortunately, the rights to Hendrix's music were never obtained.