Director Tim Pope has teased that he’s working on a forthcoming film that marks the 40th anniversary of The Cure.
Last year, the English rock band celebrated four decades since the release of their debut track “Killing An Arab” with a Hyde Park show, and now, 2019 will mark the 40th anniversary of their debut record, Three Imaginary Boys.
After announcing plans for the documentary in 2017, Pope has teased a grainy photo of the forthcoming film on Twitter, which appears to show frontman Robert Smith’s silhouette as it reflects through the window of a movie theatre’s projection booth. Check out the image below.
— Tim Pope? (@timpopedirector) April 17, 2019
Very few details of the film have emerged, and we have yet to receive a release date, but Pope has previously explained that the film will primarily be fronted by Smith.
The film to which I will bring my own style of jiggery-pokery will use as well as 'old favourites' a cornucopia of material from Robert’s collection which has never been seen before: Super-8; interviews; bootlegs; rare performances; behind-the-scenes, blah. Updates ’as and when’.
— Tim Pope? (@timpopedirector) December 13, 2017