The film will examine the singer’s career both on and off stage.
Robbie Williams Soon will be the next musician whose film is about his life story. According to Variety, manager Michael Gracey‘NS Men are better Filming will begin in Melbourne, Australia in early 2022.
Williams is expected to appear as herself in the film. The film will examine key experiences in Williams’ life, both on and off stage. He first started his career as part of the group Take That. He remained in the group from 1989-1995. Williams later had a successful solo career. His latest studio album Christmas present released in 2019. Some of Williams’ songs will be reinterpreted and re-translated for Men are better.
Gracey’s previous directing work includes 2017 The greatest performer (main character Hugh Jackman) and documentary in 2021 Pink: All I Know So Far. Gracey said: “To tell the beautifully different story of Robbie Williams, coming home to my own city, was a dream come true. The film will be distributed by Roadshow Films in Australia and New Zealand. “Men are better is shaping up to be a major theatrical event,” said Roadshow Films’ Joe Pearlman. International sales for the film will be handled by the UK’s Rocket Science. They previously handled 2020 Challenge of Chicago 7 (Directed by Aaron Sorkin) and in 2021 Schumacher (Directed by Hanns-Bruno Kammertons, Vanessa Nocker, and Michael Welch).
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many international productions have been shot in Australia. Many new studio construction projects are currently planned to expand the capacity. The film will also benefit from the federal producer offset program and Film Victoria’s incentive scheme. Williams said: “I am so excited to be making this film in Victoria with my friend Michael Gracey. “There is a creative energy burning throughout the Melbourne film industry, and I know this film will thrive here,” said Gracey.
No official release date has been given for Men are better. In the meantime, fans can watch Gracey’s prequel The greatest performer on Disney+.
The project has had a long history of development, as Naomi Watts and Jessica Chastain were previously slated to star.
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