One day after Park City, Utah, rocked out to 17 Bruce Springsteen songs in the film “Blinded by the Light” at the Sundance Film Festival, New Line is in talks to acquire the feel-good film for $15 million.

“Blinded by the Light” is based on Guardian journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s memoir about how Springsteen’s songs helped him make sense of his life as a Muslim in Britain.

“Bend It Like Beckham” director Gurinder Chadha helms the film, which is set in 1987 and has Springsteen’s approval.

The Boss did not make it to Park City, however. Chadha said he didn’t want to distract from the film.

Writer/director Gurinder Chadha poses for a portrait to promote the film
Writer/director Gurinder Chadha poses for a portrait to promote the film “Blinded by the Light” at the Salesforce Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
Viveik Kalra poses for a portrait to promote the film
Viveik Kalra poses for a portrait to promote the film “Blinded by the Light” at the Salesforce Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
Writer/director Gurinder Chadha poses for a portrait to promote the film
Writer/director Gurinder Chadha poses for a portrait to promote the film “Blinded by the Light” at the Salesforce Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

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