American Utopia is a studio album. It was released in March 2020 by David Byrne. Spike Lee is a very famous director who is bringing a film version of American Utopia. Its first full trailer was released a few days back. And soon after that, the thriller strikes the stage and production begins. Leading former head explaining the design, structure, and everything.
When will be the premiere?
The movie will be premiered on October 11th, 2020 on HBO max and HBO. This movie will be the opening night presentation for the 2020 Toronto Film Festival. It was filmed earlier only in 2019 and ended in 2020, which was during the theatrical concert.
Byrne told NBC’s Seth Meyers, that the planning to release it on fall2020 Broadway return scotched by COVID, likely won’t hit the New York stage for another year.
The trailer consists of shorter segments of Byrne classic songs like Burning down the house and Everybody’s coming to my house. And the choreography will take full advantage of Byrne’s signature dances and movements.
The director Spike Lee said that “It is my honor and privilege that my art brother, Mr. David Byrne, asked me to join him in concert, to invite me into his magnificent world of American Utopia,” said Spike Lee, with Byrne adding, “Spike and I have crossed paths many times over the years, obviously I’m a huge fan, and now finally here was an opportunity for us to work together. I am absolutely thrilled with the result.”
Coinciding with the debut of the HBO special, Bloomsbury will release the book American Utopia, with words and lyrics by Byrne and art by best-selling author, illustrator, and artist Maria Kalman.
Lee directs and produces for his production company 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks. Radical Media is executing and financing the project. lee and Byrne are the producers.