The brand new challenge comes from Lorton Leisure, who beforehand produced the BBC movie Bros: After The Screaming Stops, the Oasis documentary Supersonic and the soon-to-be-released George Ezra movie Finish-To-Finish.
The upcoming documentary was filmed on the highway throughout Blunt’s 2022 Biggest Hit Tour, and can discover the singer’s backstory, from his time within the British Military to recording the biggest-selling album of the noughties.
The official synopsis reads: “This the story of an ageing, British popstar, nonetheless combating for relevance some seventeen years after his star momentarily twinkled. Nobody has a extra extraordinary story than James Blunt. The soldier turned singer has one of the vital inspiring trajectories within the historical past of music.
“Filmed on the highway throughout his 2022 aptly named Biggest Hit Tour, director Chris Atkins is given entry all areas following James Blunt throughout Europe. Delving into James’ distinctive backstory, from witnessing the genocide of the Kosovo Struggle, recording the largest promoting album of the noughties, enduring the tough backlash that adopted his meteoric success, after which tweeting his method again to turning into a nationwide treasure, that is an intimate portrait of James Blunt, as by no means seen earlier than.
It continues: “Described as Spinal Faucet meets Alan Partridge, it is a behind the scenes, brutally trustworthy story of a painfully self-aware, endlessly touring musician, for whom persistence ultimately prevails.
The movie shall be produced by Steven Lappin, Ian Neil and Dom Freeman at Subsequent of Kin Movies, in addition to Julian Hen, Ed Barratt and Arthur Landon of Lorton Leisure.
On the announcement of the brand new documentary, Blunt stated: “In hindsight, I’m undecided letting them movie this was a good suggestion.”
A launch date is but to be confirmed.
Earlier this 12 months, Blunt threatened to release new music on Spotify in a bid to have Joe Rogen’s podcast faraway from the streaming platform.