Soon a Lego movie on the life of Pharrell Williams

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Pharrell Williams has announced the release of a very special autobiographical film, because it is played by Lego.

The life story of singer and producer Pharrell Williams will soon be told by animated Lego in an upcoming film, Piece by Piece. This film, directed by Morgan Neville, the filmmaker of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? for Focus Features, will be released October 11.

When I had the crazy idea of ​​telling this story through Lego bricks, I couldn’t have imagined a better partner than MorganWilliams said in a statement, via Variety. He is a legend. I’m grateful to Focus for wanting to collaborate with us, and I’m honored to share this with the world and bring people into my world. Building with Lego bricks encourages us to follow our imagination… who would have thought that playing with these toys as a child would turn into a movie about my life. It’s proof that anyone can do it too. »

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Five years ago, Pharrell Williams asked me to help him tell his story through Lego animationsays Neville. It was one of those rare moments where I knew in a second that this was a trip I wanted to take. »

Details about what elements of Williams’ biography will appear in the film are few, other than that he ” will tell its story in a way that will unleash the audience’s imagination ”, according to the presentation text. Either way, they have plenty to work with, from Neptunes to “ Rump Shaker “, Passing by ” Shake Ya Ass » by Mystikal, NERD and « I’m a Slave 4 U “. The most interesting song will be “ happy », from the soundtrack of Despicable Me. Will there be Lego Minions? Only if Williams’ imagination allows it.


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