Watch: HBO teases Spike Lee’s version of ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’

Aug. 24 (UPI) — HBO is giving a look of Spike Lee‘s filmed version of David Byrne‘s American Utopia.

The community shared a teaser trailer for the particular Monday.

Lee recorded the filmed version of Byrne’s Broadway level to at some level of its dreary 2019 to early 2020 bustle at Hudson Theatre in Contemporary York Metropolis. The particular is produced by Lee’s Forty Acres and Byrne’s Todomundo.

David Byrne’s American Utopia aspects Byrne, a solo artist and the frontman of the Talking Heads, and an ensemble of 11 musicians, singers and dancers. The neighborhood performs songs from Byrne’s album American Utopia and Talking Heads hits.

David Byrne’s American Utopia invites audiences into “a joyous dreamworld where human connection, self-evolution, and social justice are paramount,” based on a press launch. HBO EVP of programming Nina Rosenstein beforehand described the level to as “a uniquely transformative skills.”

“Spike’s good course provides a stage of intimacy to this extremely effective performance, and we’re so happy to fraction this groundbreaking level to with our viewers,” Rosenstein acknowledged in June.

Lee’s filmed version of David Byrne’s American Utopia will starting up the 2020 Toronto International Movie Festival in September.

David Byrne’s American Utopia started as a live performance tournament and made its Broadway debut in October. Prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, the level to change into as soon as scheduled to starting up one other bustle in September.


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