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The Prodigy Announce Plans For Official Documentary
Christian Eede , February 10th, 2021 19:58

"The time feels right for us to tell the story of our band," Liam Howlett and Maxim said of the upcoming film

The Prodigy have announced that they are working on a new documentary about the group.

Teaming up with longtime visual collaborator Paul Dugdale, who worked with them on 2011 concert film The Prodigy: World's On Fire, the announcement of the film comes almost two years on from the passing of frontman Keith Flint.

"We are making a band documentary film," surviving members Liam Howlett and Maxim said in a joint statement. "After the devastating passing of our brother Keef in 2019, the time feels right for us to tell the story of our band, all of it.

"It's a story of the chaotic and troubled journey of our gang, our band, the people's band — The Prodigy. Or simply — a story of brothers on a mission to make noise, to ignite the people's souls and blow up sound systems worldwide."

Adding that the film will be "uncompromising, raw and honest," the duo concluded: "This one's for Keef!"

"The film will be as wild as the band," Dugdale said. "Dark at times, strong changes of pace, it will be a visual assault too, stylistically striking, contemporary and challenging. We want the viewers to leave the cinema like they've just stepped off a roller-coaster."

The film will be produced by Pulse Films, which previously worked on projects such as LCD Soundystem's Shut Up And Play The Hits and Nick Cave's 20,000 Days On Earth. No release date has yet been revealed.