Led Zeppelin have announced a documentary movie to mark their 50th anniversary is in post-production, The documentary will feature new interviews with Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, making it the “first and only time the band have participated” in such a project.
The film — currently untitled — is directed by Bernard MacMahon, whose debut work, 2017’s American Epic, won four major awards for its examination of the roots music movement of the ’20s. A statement said that his Led Zeppelin movie “traces the journeys of the four members through the music scene of the 1960s, their meeting in the summer of 1968 for a rehearsal that will change the future of rock and culminates in 1970 when their second album knocks the Beatles off the top of the charts and they become the number one band in the world.” It also contains “rare archival interviews” with late drummer John Bonham. The statement added that only the four band members are heard “with no outside voices of conjecture” over never-before-seen film clips and photographs.
More details about the upcoming documentary will be coming soon!
Editorial credit: Bruce Alan Bennett / Shutterstock.com