Metallica today announced that their groundbreaking 3D feature film, Metallica Through the Never, directed by award-winning filmmaker Nimród Antal, will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, digitally, and V.O.D. (Video On Demand) on January 28, 2014 through Blackened Recordings. Formats will include a standard 2-disc package on DVD, Blu-ray, or 3D Blu-ray, as well as special expanded versions. The DVDs and Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray will include extensive behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the film, including an 80+ minute "Making Of Metallica Through the Never" documentary, various interviews with the cast and crew and never before seen Metallica content. Metallica fans will also be able to purchase a limited-edition deluxe package containing a piece of the actual stage used in the film, a lithograph print autographed by all four band members and more. Full details of the package are below. The digital format will include the feature film, as well as the "Making Of Metallica Through the Never" documentary. For more information on each DVD format, see below or visit Metallica.com. The film will also be available for rental and download via V.O.D. on January 28 in the U.S., and at a later date (tbd) in Canada.
International territories will release the film on DVD/VOD and digital platforms day and date with the US or very shortly thereafter. Please go to Metallica.com for information regarding specific countries and release dates.Read More
Dane DeHaan wanders right into a riot in the first two clips from Metallica Through the Never. The actor plays a roadie for Metallica, who is sent on an important mission during one of the band's concerts in a dystopian wasteland. The film blends a narrative story with live concert footage of the legendary rock group, and we can see both of those aspects in these clips. Check out these scenes from director Nimród Antal's rock drama, set to the band's songs "Wherever I May Roam" and "Cyanide".
Metallica Through the Never was released September 27th, 2013.Read More
The legendary rock group Metallica made their Comic-Con debut today, bringing with them the latest trailer and a new poster for Metallica Through the Never, the upcoming 3D feature directed by Nimród Antal. Dane DeHaan stars as a roadie who is sent on a mission in a post-apocalyptic landscape, during a live Metallica concert. Take a look at this footage featuring band members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo. In related news, you can CLICK HERE to purchase advance tickets for the September 27 release, and CLICK HERE to visit the movie's official website.
Acclaimed director Nimród Antal joins forces with one of the most influential rock bands in history to create a groundbreaking 3-D motion picture event, Metallica Through the Never. The feature film combines an action-filled narrative, dazzling pyrotechnics, the most elaborate indoor performance stage ever built and imagery drawn from the band's trailblazing iconography. The story follows a young roadie (Dane DeHaan) through a terrifying post-apocalyptic urban streetscape as Metallica delivers a roaring live set created exclusively for the film that mirrors the destruction and chaos of his journey.Read More
Picturehouse announced today the iconic band, Metallica, will appear for the first time ever at Comic-Con in San Diego with special live performance and Hall H Panel on Friday, July 19 in support of their new 3D feature film, Metallica Through the Never. The band will perform an intimate private concert at a secret location in San Diego.
The film's 6:30 p.m. Hall H panel includes all four members of Metallica: James Hetfield (vocals, guitar), Lars Ulrich (drums), Kirk Hammett (guitar, background vocals), Robert Trujillo (bass, background vocals); along with actor Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), director/writer Nimród Antal (Predators, Kontroll) and producer Charlotte Huggins (Journey to the Center of the Earth). The Hall H presentation will world premiere the Metallica Through the Never theatrical trailer and poster, show exclusive preview footage and discuss the making of the film. Only during the Hall H panel will Comic-Con conventioneers in attendance have an opportunity to win tickets and learn the location where Metallica will play later that same evening.Read More
Long-standing metal band Metallica (featuring members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo) is moving forward on a 3D feature film with Journey to the Center of the Earth and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island producer Charlotte Huggins.
It is not known what type of feature film the band is planning. It could be anything from a Tommy-inspired rock opera, to a drama, to a documentary, to a 3D concert film, which has become a popular genre amongst best selling musicians. Anything is fair game at this point.Read More