First Picture from That IMAX 3D Metallica Movie: ‘Through the Never’


Remember that Metallica movie I mentioned quite a while ago: the big 3D spectacle of the band that really should stop doing what they’re doing by now? Well there’s finally a look in to it. At first what I thought was just going to be a documentary of sorts, featuring interviews and 3D (IMAX 3D) footage from a concert, has turned into something with, uh…a plot?

The movie will obviously star Metallica, but will also feature the star of Chornicle, Dane Dehaan. Below is the first picture from the movie and it features Dehaan in front of a mob of people.


Here’s a little more info about the movie:

Starring Metallica, a cast of thousands of their fans and breakout star Dane DeHaan (Chronicle, The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Metallica Through the Never is written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Nimród Antal (Predators, Kontroll) and produced by former IMAX film producer Charlotte Huggins (Journey to the Center of the Earth). The film marries groundbreaking footage and editing techniques with a compelling narrative, in which a band crew member(played by DeHaan) is sent out on a mission during Metallica’s roaring live set in front of a sold-out arena. While on this mission, he unexpectedly has his life turned completely upside down.

“IMAX! It doesn’t get bigger or cooler than that!” said Lars Ulrich who formed Metallica in 1981 together with James Hetfield. “For four guys in a rock band of average height, to get a chance to unleash their 3D film on IMAX screens the size of buildings across the country is a mind-blowing thought. ‘Hey look, Mom, I’m 50 feet tall (finally!)’ There is no better way to experience film and when you throw in the spectacle of music and sound this should amount to an unprecedented, unique and truly next level experience.”

“The totally immersive experience of IMAX 3D is the perfect complement to Metallica’s in-your-face, big and loud performance style,” said Bob Berney, CEO of Picturehouse. “The combination of the band’s music and a strong storyline create a unique cinematic experience for die-hard fans and general moviegoers alike.”

“Nimród Antal and Metallica have done a tremendous job capturing the essence of the band’s commanding live performances and have created a visual and aural cinematic spectacle,” said Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Entertainment. “We believe the power of The IMAX Experience® will deliver for Metallica fans and ensure they feel every part of this journey.”

God help us all.

Source : Badass Digest

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