The boy band One Direction will be getting their own feature film - in 3D, of course. Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) will direct and produce the behind-the-scenes film which TriStar Pictures is aiming to get into theaters next Labor Day weekend.
Making the announcement, Spurlock said, "This is an incredible opportunity and an amazing moment in time for the band. To capture this journey and share it with audiences around the world will be an epic undertaking that I am proud to be a part of."
One Direction was discovered on the UK version of X Factor and the series' executive producer Simon Cowell commented on their upcoming 3D film: "I'm delighted we're making this film and Morgan is the perfect person to give that access-all-areas, behind-the-scenes look into what it's like to be One Direction today. What the band have achieved is incredible, they and their fans have made history around the world - this is for them."
The group - Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - just released their second album, Take Me Home, and appeared on this morning's Today show where they attracted the largest crowd ever to show up in Rockefeller Plaza in New York City for a musical performance on the long-running morning show. Al Roker said the 15,000 One Direction fans, some of whom had been camped out for five days, represented a record-breaking number. Thanking the fans for their support, Niall Horan announced the news of their upcoming film to the packed crowd, confirming their first-ever movie will be released next year."
Other Musicial 3D Films:
- Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
- Katy Perry: Part of Me
- Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
- Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds
- Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience
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