Become Led Zeppelin, a documentary that delves into the rise of the period rock band, is over. It is the only documentary of its kind in which the group itself participated.
The documentary, which was first announced in 2019, features new interviews with Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, as well as rare archival interviews with the band’s late drummer, John Bonham.
Fans can also expect to see never-before-seen footage and listen to the band’s restored audio in their prime.
“Become Led Zeppelin is a movie no one thought they could make, “director Bernard MacMahon said in a statement.” The group’s meteoric rise to stardom has been swift and virtually undocumented. Thanks to intense research across the world and years of restoration of the visual and audio archives found, this story can finally be told. ”
The documentary’s release date has not yet been announced.
MacMahon previously realized American epic, a docu-series exploring early recordings of American roots music from the 1920s. The series earned praise from Led Zeppelin themselves.
“When I saw all that Bernard had done both visually and soundly on the remarkable achievement that is American epicI knew he would be qualified to tell our story, ”Page said in a statement. [via Variety] back in 2019.
Plant added, “See Will Shade, and so many other important American musicians, come to life on the big screen in American epic inspired me to contribute to a very interesting and exciting story.
Jones said: “Now is the time for us to tell our own story for the first time in our own words, and I think this film will really bring that story to life.”