Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Metallica announce 3D film Through The Never

Metallica have announced their new 3D film, "Metallica Through The Never," will make its theatrical debut on August 9.

Written and directed by Nimród Antal ("Kontroll", "Predators"), the movie stars members of the iconic rock band and Dane DeHaan ("Chronicle", "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"). DeHaan plays a young band crew member who is sent out on an urgent mission while the band is playing a rousing live set in front of a sold-out crowd and unexpectedly finds his world turned completely upside down.

The project is the first new release via Picturehouse, the full-service independent film marketing and distribution company started in 2005, which is reopening its doors with founder Bob Berney at the helm.

“Like your friends in 'Tallica, Picturehouse is truly independent, take big chances and often think outside of the box,” commented the band. “Founder Bob Berney has overseen the releases of two of the most successful independent films ever, My Big Fat Greek Wedding and The Passion Of The Christ, as well as many other cutting edge, critically acclaimed and award winning films. It goes without saying that we are really just getting rolling here and will have many more updates for you. And of course, we can't wait for you to see the film!!"

"Nim and the band have made a film that really captures the spirit of Metallica and their millions of loyal fans," said Berney. "It's an entertaining genre film with a concert inside it, a fun ride featuring an exciting young actor, Dane DeHaan. It's a very cool project to reboot Picturehouse with."

"Metallica's way of doing things is to jump into unexplored creative endeavors with no safety net whatsoever,” added drummer Lars Ulrich. “Putting this movie together for the last couple of years has been a pretty wild ride, and we've definitely done our share of flying without a net! Bringing Bob and Jeanne and the new Picturehouse team in at this point provides us with a much needed level of security for the distribution of the film. Their spirit of independence and desire to work outside the box is something we can relate to in every way, and this makes them both a welcome addition and a natural fit in the Metallica family."

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