Cancer-free Sharon plans Ozzy biopic. Now that her cancer treatment is over, she's negotiating a deal to film her husband's life story

By Gary Susman
Updated April 01, 2003 at 05:00 AM EST
Sharon Osbourne: Kevin Mazur/

Some good news for the Osbourne family: Metal matriarch Sharon Osbourne’s treatment for colon cancer has apparently been a success. ”Ozzy says Sharon has completed her treatment and has no signs of cancer,” a spokesman for her husband told Reuters on Wednesday.

Her illness and treatment, as documented on the family’s MTV series ”The Osbournes,” had thrown the already tumultuous lives of the rockin’ reality-TV clan into even greater turmoil over the last nine months and had sent recovering alcoholic Ozzy back to the bottle. Yet Sharon has remained in fighting spirits throughout, and the family’s projects, including this summer’s Ozzfest tour, have been full speed ahead.

One of those projects, a biopic about Ozzy, is about to get the green light from Paramount, Variety reports. (Paramount and MTV are both Viacom outlets.) The metal mom has been mum on the plot details, and no director or star has been hired. Last October, Sharon told the Hollywood Reporter that she hoped she could hire Johnny Depp to play Ozzy. ”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.”