The director is planning a feature-length film about cult Seventies pop duo Sparks.
The British-born filmmaker, best known for helming Shaun of the Dead and the so-called ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ of films with comic actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, is coming off the huge success of 2017’s Baby Driver.
Now, Wright has revealed that he’s planning a biopic about Sparks, the L.A.-based band formed by brothers Ron and Russell Mael and who found huge success in the mid-Seventies. He caught their recent gig at London’s O2 Kentish Town Forum back in May in order to use live footage in the movie, and he’s currently searching out archive material.
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