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Brett Morgen Will Soon Release A Film About David Bowie

            The widely renowned film director who was behind the Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck documentary is finalizing a top-secret David Bowie project.

            Sources close to the director, Brett Morgen, told Variety reporters that the project is based on thousands of hours of rare, mostly uncirculated, footage of Bowie’s performances.

            The source also described the film as “neither documentary nor biography, but an immersive cinematic experience built, in part, upon thousands of hours of never before seen material.”

            An official title has not been disclosed yet for the glam rocker’s film which has been in the works secretly for the past four years.

            Bowie’s longtime music producer, Tony Visconti, is involved with the project, as well as as the music producer and Oscar-winning sound team behind the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody.

            According to a recent interview with Bowie’s widow, Iman, she believes that the rocker would have no interest in a biopic about himself.

            Bowie’s estate has declined to license the rocker’s music for films based on him in the past, but are now supporting and cooperating with Morgen’s project.

            The director is reportedly thinking about releasing his latest Bowie film in IMAX and raises the possibility of a Sundance Film Festival premiere in late January.

             Morgen released Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck in 2015, which mixed intimate home-video footage with animation, interviews, and Cobain’s artwork to tell the story of Nirvana’s frontman. The film was described as “the most intimate rock doc ever” by Rolling Stone.


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