Foo Fighters will star in a new horror-comedy film known as Studio 666, which is owing for launch following 12 months, it has been confirmed.
Along with the complete band – Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett and Rami Jaffee – the film will also star Whitney Cummings, Leslie Grossman, Jenna Ortega and far more.
In accordance to a push release, the movie will stick to Foo Fighters as they move into a mansion in Encino, California that is “steeped in grisly rock and roll history” to record a new album. The moment they’ve arrived, even though, Grohl “finds himself grappling with supernatural forces that threaten both of those the completion of the album and the lives of the band”.
In a assertion, Grohl reported: “After a long time of absurd tunes films and a lot of audio documentaries underneath our collective belts, it was eventually time to choose it to the future level… A comprehensive-size aspect horror-comedy film. Like most things Foo, STUDIO 666 commenced with a considerably fetched thought that blossomed into one thing bigger than we at any time imagined possible.
— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) November 8, 2021
“Filmed at the similar residence the place we recorded our most current album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ (explained to you that position was haunted!), we wished to recapture the classic magic that all of our favourite rock and roll videos experienced, but with a twist: hilarious gore that fucking ROCKS. And now, with the help of Tom Ortenberg and the crew at Open Road Movies we can at last let this cat out of the bag following maintaining it our ideal saved magic formula for two decades. Be completely ready to snicker, scream, and headbang in your popcorn. STUDIO 666 will fuck you up.”
Studio 666 will be directed by BJ McDonnell, who described the movie as “a best blend of all factors I really like – rock, horror and comedy all tied with each other in a pretty thrilling motion picture.
“I am so fired up to have teamed up with the Foo Fighters to build an previous school ‘band’ motion picture,” he added. “It’s been yrs given that we have witnessed a thing like The Beatles’ Assist!, The Monkees’ Head, or KISS Fulfills the Phantom of the Park. Acquire that ‘60s/‘70s aged school band movie entertaining, combine it with horror and STUDIO 666 is born! I am so ecstatic for audiences of movie and music to appear jointly and appreciate our film.”
The motion picture is centered on a tale by Grohl, with the screenplay composed by Jeff Buhler and Rebecca Hughes. It will be introduced in cinemas in the US on February 25, 2022 with an global launch day set to be confirmed shortly.
Foo Fighters had been inducted into the Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame very last thirty day period (October 30), the place they shut out the party with a performance featuring Paul McCartney. The iconic musician joined the band to accomplish The Beatles’ ‘Get Back’, adhering to Foos taking part in a medley of some of their largest hits.
McCartney experienced earlier delivered a speech to induct the Dave Grohl-led band into the famed establishment. All through it, he highlighted the similarities in between his and Grohl’s journeys. “We experienced a great time with our teams, but eventually tragedy took place and my team broke up,” he explained. “Same transpired with Dave […] So the question is, what do you do now? We equally have been introduced with that concern.”