A biopic specializing in the lifetime of Robbie Williams is within the early phases of growth.
The large-screen tackle Williams’ life is about to be directed by The Biggest Showman filmmaker Michael Gracey and can inform the story of his rise to international fame – in addition to his darker days as he battled substance abuse.
Gracey has already spent a number of hours chatting with Williams with a view to absolutely acquaint himself with the venture – which is tentatively titled Higher Man.
Gracey instructed Deadline: “As for a way we characterize Robbie within the movie, that bit is prime secret. I wish to do that in a extremely unique means.
“I bear in mind going to the cinema as a child and there have been movies that blew me away and made me say as I sat there within the cinema, ‘I’ve by no means seen this earlier than’. I simply need the viewers to have that feeling.’
Gracey added: “All I can say is the method is prime secret, however the aim is to generate that feeling I simply described. It’s this fantastical story, and I wish to characterize it in its harsh actuality all the way in which to those moments of pure fantasy.
“Not like some individuals who had been born prodigies or musical geniuses and also you comply with the narrative of the world catching as much as their brilliance, this isn’t that story.”
Followers may also count on to listen to an array of Williams’ hits within the movie, together with ‘She’s The One’, ‘Angels’ and ‘Let Me Entertain You’.
Explaining why he was drawn to the venture, Gracey stated he was interested in Robbie being “that each man” who “dreamed massive and adopted these desires they usually took him to an unimaginable place”.
He stated: “He’s not one of the best singer, or dancer, and but, he managed to promote 80 million data worldwide.
“You’ll be able to relate to the man who doesn’t see himself as having any extraordinary expertise, regardless that in fact, he does. What he did have is the desire, imaginative and prescient and confidence to say, I’m going to pursue my dream.”
A launch date for the venture is but to be confirmed.