Ozzy Osbourne is close to signing a deal with a major studio for a biopic about his wild life and times, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Asked whether she could see her successful MTV series "The Osbournes" make the leap to the big screen, Ozzy's wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne, said, "I wouldn't want to do a comedy film because we're working on Ozzy's life-story film right now," she said. "We haven't signed the deal, but we're really close to closing the deal."Osbourne would not reveal which studio she is negotiating with, but did disclose that she is one of the film's scriptwriters. "I'm doing a lot of it," she said. Sharon also said that Ozzy would not play himself in the movie and named Johnny Depp as the person atop her wish list of actors who might portray her husband. "I have a dream of who it could be, but I don't know if he'll do it," she said. "He's a brilliant actor." As reported yesterday, the upcoming 10-episode season of "The Osbournes" has been scheduled to kick off on Nov. 26. In advance of the season premiere, MTV will air a 30-minute special on Nov. 4 at 10 p.m. that will allow viewers to catch up with the Osbourne family. Among the highlights will be footage of Ozzy's encounter with Queen Elizabeth of England and clips of daughter Kelly's burgeoning music career.
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