‘Thriller’ Movie Planned, Robyn’s Hot’n’Heavy Video
Plus: Guided By Voices plan New Years Eve show, the Black Keys to release vinyl box set, and more.
A movie based on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video is in early development. Production company GK Films (which is prepping the Freddie Mercury biopic) and longtime Jackson collaborator Danny Ortega are working on a film based on the “folklore” of the video. The project will reportedly center around late actor Vincent Price, who provided the voiceover to the classic Jackson music video. [Deadline]
Newly reunited Guided By Voices will celebrate the New Year with a gig at Irving Plaza in New York City. Tickets go on sale November 6. [Brooklyn Vegan]
Deadmau5 will release a new album 4×4=12 on December 7. First single “Sofi Needs a Ladder” will drop October 31, with new tracks released each week leading up to the album’s release. [NME]
On November 26, The Black Keys will release a deluxe, limited edition vinyl box set, bundling their latest album Brothers with a six-track live EP.