.

Sequel To The Who's Quadrophenia Movie Being Made

05/31/2016
.
The Who

(TeamRock Radio) A sequel to the movie based on The Who's Quadrophenia concept album is to start shooting later this year, with original stars Phil Daniels, Toyah Willcox, Mark Wingett and Trevor Laird returning.

Set in the present day, the story follows Daniels' 1960s mod character Jimmy into late adulthood, and it's based on Peter Meadows' novel To Be Someone - which itself was inspired by Quadrophenia.

Director Ray Burdis tells the Mirror: "Pete Townshend has give To Be Someone his blessing, and the mod culture is still a major movement. Now we've got the core cast in place, we're constructing the other characters carefully and slowly. There are more big names to be announced."

He adds: "I'm hoping it'll spark a new generation of fans. Kids have nothing to grasp on to like the punk days - we need something refreshing to come through." Read more here.

TeamRock Radio is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright TeamRock Radio - Excerpted here with permission.

The Who Music, DVDs, Books and more

The Who T-shirts and Posters

More The Who News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


The Who's Roger Daltrey Reveals Origins Of Microphone Swinging

The Who and Heinz Team Up For Beanz Meanz The Who

The Who Sell Out Classic Albums Documentary To Livestream For Free

Singled Out: Whole Damn Mess' Nothing In The World Feels Better

The Who Stream Unreleased Demos From Expanded Reissue

Metallica Rock 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' For BlizzCon

The Who Forced To Cancel Tour Due To Covid

KISS Rock The Who Classic In Unearthed Rare Video 2020 In Review

KISS Rock The Who Classic In Unearthed Rare Video

The Who Premiere Unreleased Royal Albert Hall Concert Footage