Last week, acclaimed director, Morgan Spurlock, visited the Twitter HQ in London to answer questions from One Direction fans about his latest film – This Is Us in 3D, using#AskMorgan1D3D.
If you missed the Q&A, you can read the transcript below.
Thanks to all the fans who participated in the live Twitter Q&A with Morgan Spurlock, director of the highly anticipated 3D film ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US which will rollout worldwide starting on August 30th. Here’s a transcript of the chat.
Q: What was your first impression of the boys when you first met them?
A: They won me over immediately. In my first meeting with them a food fight broke out with dinner rolls. – MS
Q: Is there going to be more than one premiere?
A: There will definitely be a few premieres, best way to find out where & when is to follow the movie twitter @1DThisIsUs – MS
Q: Are the boys as excited as us to see the finished movie?
A: The band can’t wait to see it, but we’re ALL excited to see the finished film, aren’t we? – MS
Q: A camera has followed the boys round basically since kicking off, will you be using content from that?
A: We’ve been with them almost non-stop for the past 4 months, so there will be tons of genuine moments with them outside of tour life. – MS
Q: Will turn the scenes of the 1D film in Italy ?
A: I really wanted to capture the global feel of their first world tour, so we’ll be filming in Europe in May (incl Italy!) – MS
Q: Do the boys like having a camera follow them backstage??
A: Can be a little unnerving w/ a camera in your face all the time, but you build trust over time, now I’m just like a piece of furniture – MS
Q: Do the boys ever film each other? Or do u not trust them with that responsibility…;P
A: The lads have been both in front of & behind the camera. They’ve been filming each other on the tour bus & on days off, great footage – MS
Q: In the movie, do we get to see their family too?
A: We spend a lot of down time w/ the band, w/ their families & friends. We really wanted you to see what their “normal” lives are like. – MS
Q: Have they eaten any McDonalds’ food in front of you???
A: They love eating McD in front of me, but on the new tour they have a trainer who’s keeping them off the Big Macs! – MS
Q: Will it make us cry in the end, or something?
A: There have been some really lovely emotional moments that we’ve captured, I think fans may shed a tear or two while watching. – MS
Q: Did the boys choose the film title ??
A: Yes, they came up with it themselves. They really wanted it convey that it was them bringing you into their lives. – MS
Q: What made you take on the project with the boys? I know they’re irresistible and stuff but, hey …
A: They are one of the biggest bands in the world & to capture this moment in time is an incredible opportunity … and in 3D no less! – MS
Q: Is there a lots of bromance moments??
A: One of the things I really love about the lads is how much they care about and support each other. They really stand by one another. – MS
Q: any shirtless moments??
A: More shirtless moments than you can imagine, now how many of those make it into the final film we’ll have to wait and see – MS
Q: Are you going to show the boys’ wild side?
A: You can’t film 1D without capturing their wild side! And that fun attitude is infectious, it takes over the whole film crew. – MS
Q: Eventually will we be able to get the movie on DVD?
A: There will definitely be a DVD, we’ve shot so much amazing footage, we’re never going to be able to
pack it all into one movie! – MS
Q: Funniest thing that’s happened on the tour so far
A: We had some hilarious moments while filming in Japan. It was the band’s first time there and they were in awe of that city, and ROBOTS! – MS
Q: How is it to work with our boys?
A: Working with the band has been a real thrill. We’ve had some incredible moments both at their homes & on the road – MS
Be sure to follow @1DThisIsUs on Twitter for exclusive updates about the movie.