Swedish metallers Ghost are engaged on a film with “a live performance aspect”, in keeping with frontman Tobias Forge.
Chatting with Steel Hammer, Ghost’s Tobias Forge revealed that the film is at present in growth, and that the band have already filmed two nights value of live performance footage throughout their latest concert events on the Discussion board in California – the second night time of which included a ban on cellphones to keep away from leaks.
Whereas little else is thought of the upcoming movie proper now, Tobias Forge advised Steel Hammer that “it’s going to be a movie with a live performance aspect. So lots of what you skilled [at the two Los Angeles shows] goes to be a part of this undertaking.
When requested if Ghost’s upcoming movie will akin to Metallica‘s 2013 cinematic live performance movie By way of The By no means, which included live performance footage alongside a fictional plot starring Dane DeHaan, Forge replied: “In a way that it’s a live performance with one thing else mixed.”
Ghost’s Tobias Forge. Credit score: Mariano Regidor/Redferns
The Ghost frontman additionally spoke of the 2 Discussion board reveals, saying they had been among the many greatest he’s skilled in his profession. “I’ve by no means seen a crowd work together the way in which that they did since I used to be in a membership band. They had been the perfect reveals I’ve ever completed with Ghost, simply because I didn’t need to see these fucking cellphones.”
Ghost most not too long ago launched a one-off single that includes actor/director Patrick Wilson for Insidious: The Pink Door. The monitor noticed Ghost and Wilson staff as much as cowl Shakespears Sister’s ‘Keep’, which performed on the finish of the movie.
Earlier than that, Ghost launched a covers EP, titled ‘Phantomime’ in Might. Their final authentic album got here within the type of 2022’s ‘Impera’, which scored a four-star assessment from NME‘s James McMahon. McMahon wrote: “How the Ghost story performs out now could be a story that will likely be written on empty pages, most probably in blood and from the tip of a quill – and it guarantees to be a story extra daring and beguiling than something that has come prior.”