Watch the First Teaser Trailer of David Byrne’s American Utopia
Spike Lee-directed film from Talking Heads leader's Broadway show airs on HBO Max in October
Earlier this year in the before times, David Byrne was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live for the first time in over 30 years and performed two well-received songs from his American Utopia Broadway show. Spike Lee directed a version of the performance for HBO Max that will be released on Oct. 17 and the first trailer for it dropped today.
As you can see below, the film will feature Byrne and his ensemble cast of musicians and singers (11 of them in total) as they perform songs across the Talking Heads singer’s entire catalog.
The performance took place at New York City’s Hudson Theatre from October 2019 through February 2020.
Check it out below.