The film is a fictional retelling of Crowe's own personal experience working for the publication.
"'Almost Famous' is such a personal thing for me," the filmmaker said to Rolling Stone about developing the stage musical.
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"It's always held a special place in my heart, not just because it's about music and journalism and my family, but because it's about a lot of the indelible characters I was lucky enough to meet along the way," he continued.
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