Boyzone are in talks to have a Hollywood movie biopic made about their rise to fame. 

Shane Lynch revealed that they are in talks to turn their story into a film and described it as "an amazing project."

"t's an amazing project, we're talking to Hollywood about turning the Boyzone story into a movie, with an Irish tone," Lynch told the Sun on Sunday newspaper.

"It's important that it's done right, telling each member's own story within the piece, about them growing up and at school.

"We're trying to avoid the whole musical side of things, it's about the rawness of Ireland and growing up in working-class families and making it into one of the biggest bands in the world.

"We're trying not to go too much into the music industry side of things, as that can be a little bit boring. It's about the early days and how we ended up being world-famous."

44-year-old Lynch added that he would like Zayn Malik to play him on the big screen.

"I like his quirks, I've always looked at him as being similar to me - edgy and different," he said.