Duran Duran have confirmed particulars of a brand new feature-length docu-concert movie, A Hollywood Excessive, that captures the band performing dwell on a rooftop in Los Angeles, alongside unique interviews and archival footage telling the story of their long-time love affair with the town.
The 75-minute movie might be launched in cinemas on 3 November 3. “For our first US present in a number of years we wished to do one thing actually particular and intimate,” explains keyboardist Nick Rhodes. “After contemplating many choices, a rooftop efficiency rapidly turned the frontrunner. It was post-pandemic, we had by no means carried out something like that earlier than, and we had simply launched a brand new album. One way or the other it appeared like a magical doorway to the subsequent a part of our journey.”
“Duran Duran have had a permanent relationship with the town of Los Angeles because the first time we got here to America,” continues bassist John Taylor. “We had been decided to do one thing distinctive to have fun our 4 a long time collectively. A rooftop efficiency in LA with the Capitol Information constructing throughout the road and the Hollywood signal looming within the distance sounded good and turned out to be a unprecedented night time for all of us.”
A Hollywood Excessive is directed by three award-winning trade veterans, Gavin Elder, Vincent Adam Paul and George Scott. Members of Duran Duran will attend a particular premiere for the movie on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on 27 October with a London premiere following on 1 November on the Vue West Finish, Leicester Sq..
Shot from the distinctive perspective of the roof of The Aster within the coronary heart of Hollywood, overlooking the Capitol Information constructing – the positioning of Duran Duran’s authentic document label dwelling – the movie celebrates the breadth of Duran Duran’s prolific and various songwriting and captures their boundless dwell power.
A Hollywood Excessive might be launched globally in cinemas on 3 November, with re-runs following. For extra info, go to DuranDuranAHollywoodHigh.com and www.duranduran.com.
In different Duran information, The Full Version of 2021 album Future Previous might be launched on 25 November as a particular double vinyl bundle together with two vinyl LPs, on pink, one inexperienced, two 12” x 12” artwork booklets and a gatefold sleeve that includes a brand new version of the album cowl artwork. Pre-order right here.