Pharell Williams‘ life story is coming collectively brick by brick — actually on this case … ‘trigger he is collabing with LEGO to deliver the imaginative and prescient to life.
The 50-year-old superproducer introduced the large information Friday … saying he is partnering with the toy large to inform his story — and sharing a primary take a look at the poster for the film!
Check it out — Williams’ LEGO self’s acquired his trademark camouflage on and appears able to dominate the studio, the stage or the style trade … the definition of a triple menace, one for every brick of his physique!
Williams added a low-key emotional caption to the publish … saying he by no means dreamed he’d have his story informed in LEGO when he was enjoying with the loopy fashionable toy as only a youngin’. Williams additionally shared the title of the movie — “Piece By Piece” — so clearly no pun’s going unused.
It’s a reasonably distinctive thought — tons of persons are having their tales informed in film kind like Priscilla Presley, Diana Nyad, Leonard Bernstein, Robert Oppenheimer, Jose M. Hernandez … and people are simply from the final yr alone.
But, not many filmmakers are going the animated route … one thing the corporate behind the manufacturing, Focus Features, is crediting Williams totally with conceiving.
Basically, in a joint press launch with Williams … Focus explains PW got here to them with the thought 5 years in the past — they usually’ve been constructing the challenge (pun very a lot supposed) as a crew ever since.
The film’s set to return out on October 11. The solely query now … who’s gonna step up and inform their story utilizing Lincoln Logs???