After the film "La La Land" earned at the box office $ 427 million and won six "Oscars", Hollywood film companies have become much more willing to start production of musical films. Variety reports that 20th Century Fox is starting work on Atlantis .|
The plot of the film will be based on the childhood memories of the popular singer and producer Pharrell Williams . The winner of ten Grammy awards was born in Virginia Beach to the family of a teacher and handyman. In high school, Williams and three of his friends decided to form the group The Neptunes . Once during a school amateur show, producer Teddy Riley drew attention to talented musicians, who offered them to sign a professional contract with his recording company.
In recent years, Farrell has not only been pursuing his own musical career, helping young performers to get on their feet and recording duets with established show business stars, but also actively collaborating with Hollywood studios. In 2014, Williams was nominated for an " Oscar " for the song "Happy" from Despicable Me 2, and a month ago he was nominated for the main film award in the world for the production of the biographical drama "Hidden Figures".
The director's chair for the film about the youth of Williams will be taken by Michael Mayer (“Flicka”), who already has experience working on musicals: ten years ago, the American won the prestigious theater award “ Tony "for staging the rock opera" Spring Awakening ".
The Topic of Article: The Life and Adventures of Pharrell Williams.