The project - titled Joe Public - will be steered by Simon Halfon (Sleuth) alongside Sex producer Damian Jones and screenwriter Paul Viragh, reports The Playlist. Their Ian Dury biopic earned a BAFTA nomination for star Andy Serkis earlier this year.
Strummer founded punk group The Clash in 1976, notching up six studio albums and several top 20 singles including 'Tommy Gun', 'London Calling' and 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go'.
The group split in 1986 and Strummer went on to have a successful solo recording career and appear in films such as Alex Cox's Straight To Hell and Jim Jarmusch's Mystery Train.
The musician, who passed away in 2002, was also the subject of Julien Temple documentary Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten and Don Letts’s film Strummerville.