In response to the fan support at the box office for TriStar Pictures’ hit film One Direction: This Is Us, the studio is releasing an extended cut of the film which will come to UK cinemas this Friday September 20th, it was announced by Jeff Blake, Chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures. One Direction: This Is Us – Extended Fan Cut will feature new footage and four songs not previously in the movie. The film has taken in an estimated $58 million worldwide since opening.
Commenting on the announcement, Blake said, “We’re overwhelmed by the response to the film, so we’re thrilled to be able to release this extended cut of the film for One Direction fans.”
One Direction: This Is Us is a captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis’ meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London’s famed O2 Arena. Hear it from the boys themselves and see through their own eyes what it’s really like to be One Direction. Directed by Morgan Spurlock, the film is produced by Simon Cowell, Adam Milano, Morgan Spurlock, and Ben Winston. The executive producers are Richard Griffiths, Harry Magee, Will Bloomfield, Doug Merrifield, Jeremy Chilnick, and Matthew Galkin.
ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US opened at UK cinemas on 29th August 2013