Nick Hurran will direct from a screenplay by Ray Connelly, which is based on the book A Girl Named Dusty by Sharon Davis. No story details were given on the biopic.
Dusty Springfield had such chart-topping hits as Son of a Preacher Man and I Only Want to Be With You. The singer had 18 singles on the Billboard Top 100 charts from 1964 to 1970. She died of cancer in March 1999 at the age of 59.
No production schedule was given for Dusty.