MTV), Pea-in-chief will.i.am says the Avatar auteur has signed on to direct a 3-D film based on their worldwide touring. “We have the biggest director, because we are the biggest group on the planet,” he’s quoted as saying.Could James Cameron be turning from tall blue aliens to Black Eyed Peas? In to a recent interview with Vibe (via
As self-congratulatory as Will’s logic might sound, this pairing actually makes a lot of sense. Anyone who’s seen the Peas in concert recently knows that their live show is already an immersive sci-fi spectacle. And really, James Cameron and the Black Eyed Peas are doing similar things in two different media. Both of them make huge, expensive, insanely popular entertainment for the masses – and they both use their shiny popcorn as a vehicle for some well-meant if simplistic messaging about peace and tolerance and stuff.
Neither Cameron’s nor the Peas’ reps have gotten back to me with further details on this project, but ‘til then: Would you go see this movie if it ever comes out? I would!
(Follow the Music Mix on Twitter: @EWMusicMix.)
More from EW.com’s Music Mix:
NPR listeners choose the 50 top albums of 2010’s first half. Discuss!
Kanye West’s bizarre severed-head ‘Power’ artwork: Huh?
Lil Wayne gets probation on Arizona drugs and weapons charges
Bruce Springsteen readies ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’ reissue: New details
Eminem debuts at the top of the Billboard 200 chart