A biopic specializing in the lifetime of Robbie Williams is within the early levels of growth.
The large-screen tackle Williams’ life is ready 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 the intention to totally acquaint himself with the mission – which is tentatively titled Higher Man.
Gracey instructed Deadline: “As for the way we signify Robbie within the movie, that bit is prime secret. I need to do that in a extremely unique method.
“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 strategy is prime secret, however the objective is to generate that feeling I simply described. It’s this fantastical story, and I need to signify it in its harsh actuality all the best way to those moments of pure fantasy.
“Unlike some people who were born prodigies or musical geniuses and you follow the narrative of the world catching up to their brilliance, this isn’t that story.”
Followers may anticipate 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 mission, Gracey mentioned he was interested in Robbie being “that every man” who “dreamed big and followed those dreams and they took him to an incredible place”.
He mentioned: “He’s not one of the best singer, or dancer, and but, he managed to promote 80 million data worldwide.
“You can relate to the guy who doesn’t see himself as having any extraordinary talent, even though of course, he does. What he did have is the will, vision and confidence to say, I’m going to pursue my dream.”
A launch date for the mission is but to be confirmed.