Morgan Spurlock


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. 

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