FORMER Sex Pistols Paul Cook and Steve Jones were the big draw at the premiere of their new TV series — without ex-pal Johnny Rotten.
Paul, 65, and Steve, 66, were in California to promote Pistol, a dramatisation of their rise to punk fame in the 70s.
But there seems “no future” for reconciliation with Johnny, real name John Lydon, 66, after he threatened legal action over the show.
He said cutting him out of the process was a “shockingly stupid move”.
Johnny has revealed he’s less than impressed with the director’s attempt to bring his musical story to life.
The six-part series is based on guitarist Steve Jones’ memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol.
The forthcoming FX drama will cover the band’s early rise to fame in West London and their link to Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren’s SEX shop in King’s Road.
Toby Wallace will play the book’s author, Steve, while Louis Patridge takes on the role of bass player Sid Vicious and Anson Boon stars as Lydon.
Pistol airs on May 31 on Disney+.