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Lanford Beard
March 08, 2012 AT 03:13 PM EST

Metallica is set to begin production this August on a new 3-D concert/narrative film hybrid directed by Nimród Antal (Predators, Armored). Said Antal, “We are going to harness the powerful and almighty energy of Metallica’s live shows, inject a narrative into it, and shoot it in 3-D to elevate the entire experience” The film is expected to hit theaters in the summer of 2013.

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