Metallica Announce Title, Release Date for New 3D Film

2013-01-17

Story by Charles Ken

Metallica’s upcoming 3D film, ‘Metallica Through the Never,’ will his theaters on Aug. 9

The gents of Metallica have been hard at work on their upcoming 3D concert film, and now, the band has announced the title and release date for the flick. The movie, titled “Metallica Through the Never,” will reach theaters on August 9.

“Metallica Through the Never” was directed and penned by Nimród Antal, who is best known for directing credits the 2007 thriller Vacancy and the 2010 sequel Predators. As for what to expect from the full-length, the film will unite music and storytelling with footage of live performances from Metallica weaved with a second storyline that involved “In Treatment” actor Dane DeHaan.

In a note on the band’s official website, Metallica state DeHaan will play the role of Metallica’s stage crew who’s “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 guys go on to say they can’t wait for fans to check out the film: “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!!”

*Editors note: Metallica has changed the film’s premiere date to Sept. 27, and the film will now premiere in IMAX theaters.




Posted by Charles Ken | Metal, Music, Rock News

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