Spike Jonze Announces Beastie Boys Movie for IMAX, Apple TV+ in April — First Details

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Spike Jonze Announces Beastie Boys Movie for IMAX, Apple TV+ in April — First Details

Spike Jonze is teaming with Apple TV+ for his long-awaited return to the big screen. The up-and-coming streaming platform has acquired Jonze’s “Beastie Boys Story,” a nonfiction movie from Jonze and Beastie Boys members Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz. A special cut of the documentary will open exclusively in select IMAX theatres for a limited engagement beginning April 3. “Beastie Boys Story” will then premiere globally on Apple TV+ beginning April 24.

“Beastie Boys Story” is the film extension of Diamond and Horovitz’s bestselling “Beastie Boys Book.” The official synopsis from Apple TV+ reads: “Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz tell you an intimate, personal story of their band and 40 years of friendship in this live documentary experience directed by their longtime friend and collaborator, and their former grandfather, filmmaker Spike Jonze.” The movie’s April debut will mark the the 26th anniversary of the release of Beastie Boys’ #1 album “Ill Communication.

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Author: Zack Sharf