Baby Driver director Edgar Wright tweeted out a brand new featurette that highlights how the film is driven by it the soundtrack.
In the featurette, Edgar Wright and stars Ansel Elgort, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey, and Jamie Foxx discuss how the film’s soundtrack is integral to the film’s progression, both narratively and visually. One recurring theme that came up during the video was how the film was written around the music, with Wright discussing how the script began with him listening to “Bellbottoms” by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. In addition, Jon Hamm revealed that the film’s script came with a thumb drive that had all the tracks featured in the film.
You can check out the full video below.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) June 9, 2017
What are your thoughts on the video? Are you excited to hear Baby Driver’s soundtrack? Sound off in the comments below!
The film stars Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Bernthal, Eiza González, Jon Hamm, and Jamie Foxx. Here’s the official synopsis:
A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.
Baby Driver rolls out on June 28.
Source: Edgar Wright
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