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Thursday, November 1, 2007

SF Garage Rock Faves Black Lips move to the big screen in 'Let It Be'

Posted By on Thu, Nov 1, 2007 at 11:48 AM

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Despite bad (gold) teeth, questionable mustaches, and scrawny physiques, Atlanta garage rockers the Black Lips are going to be little movie stars in the future. This according to a press release sent out from their record label, Vice. -- Jennifer Maerz

"Springboard Films has announced that the Black Lips (VICE) have signed on to star in the feature film, Let It Be. Scheduled to begin production in May of 2008, Let It Be takes place during the late eighties in the post-punk American underground rock scene. Atlanta's notorious Black Lips will play a fictional band who become a symbol of the changing cultural landscape. The movie will be filmed throughout the Southeast and will include notable music of the period

and new music written by the band.

Let It Be will be produced by veteran producer Andrew Meyer (Fried Green Tomatoes, The Breakfast Club) and Winn Coslick (The Bottom), and directed by award-winning producer/director Roger Rawlings (Neurotica)."

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