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 big to inform his story — and sharing a primary take a look at the poster for the film!
Test it out — Williams’ LEGO self’s obtained his trademark camouflage on and appears able to dominate the studio, the stage or the style business … the definition of a triple risk, one for every brick of his physique!
Williams added a low-key emotional caption to the submit … saying he by no means dreamed he’d have his story instructed in LEGO when he was enjoying with the loopy in style toy as only a youngin’. Williams additionally shared the title of the movie — “Piece By Piece” — so clearly no pun’s going unused.
It is a fairly distinctive thought — tons of individuals are having their tales instructed in film kind like Priscilla Presley, Diana Nyad, Leonard Bernstein, Robert Oppenheimer, Jose M. Hernandez … and people are simply from the final 12 months alone.
However, not many filmmakers are going the animated route … one thing the corporate behind the manufacturing, Focus Options, is crediting Williams fully with conceiving.
Mainly, in a joint press launch with Williams … Focus explains PW got here to them with the concept 5 years in the past — they usually’ve been constructing the undertaking (pun very a lot meant) as a crew ever since.
The film’s set to come back out on October 11. The one query now … who’s gonna step up and inform their story utilizing Lincoln Logs???