Zero to Hero (Rodeio Rock) is a film that has been released on Netflix today and the film is about a musician being replaced by his lookalike. The film is an emotional journey of a man who realizes that the idea of living another man’s life is a lot different from what it is presumed to be. But the viewers of the film have been wondering if such a thing has ever happened. So here we are as usual trying to explore the true story behind this film.

Is Zero to Hero (Rodeio Rock) a True Story?

No Zero to Hero (Rodeio Rock) is not based on a true story, however, there are some theories that might have been the inspiration for the makers of the film. Conspiracy theorists have come up with different ideas of popular musicians being dead and being replaced with the lookalike. Here we explore a couple of these theories that might have inspired the film. In September of 1969, there was a conspiracy theory that started to do the rounds and became an urban legend. The theory was that the legendary musician from The Beatles, Paul McCartney was dead and had been replaced by a look alike. What?

It was said that Paul McCartney had died in a car crash and to save people from the agony of losing him, the Beatles, along with the help of Britain’s Secret Service, helped him to be replaced with a lookalike. The theory kept on doing rounds for a while, and it really skyrocketed the sales of the Beatles, as they had more sales than ever when the rumors were afloat. There are many graphic novels, mockumentaries, and movies made on this bizarre news, and the event is commonly known as “Paul is Dead.” Another bizarre theory was the death of Avril Lavigne where she was rumored to be dead in 2003 and was replaced by a look alike.

There were blogs and media outlets that were working to prove this theory right and come up with weird explanations for the same. The musician denied this on multiple occasions but the rumor mill was on fire in 2017 when there were continuous reports of her being replaced. Such conspiracy theories are not new to the entertainment industry and will keep rolling until the end of time, and it is important to be vigilant about them while paying heed to them. The film however is a wonderful cocktail of music and emotions. Read our complete review of the film here.

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