AppleTV+ says Billie Eilish film will hit cinemas and stream in February
The documentary about the teen star, The World’s A Little Blurry, will stream and release simultaneously.
Apple TV+ says the much-anticipated documentary Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry will debut on their streaming service and also be available in cinemas in February.
According to Deadline, the Apple Original production is being directed by RJ Cutler, who is the documentary film-maker behind such projects as The World According to Dick Cheney and The September Issue.
Eilish (full name Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell) announced the news to her nearly 70 million followers on Instagram.
The 18-year-old goth-tinged pop star has had an incredible rise to fame in the past 18 months, culminating in her co-writing and performing the new James Bond theme No Time to Die, and impressing guests and the global audience at the 92nd Academy Awards in February with a cover of The Beatles' Yesterday.
Her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, was released in March 2019 and she subsequently won Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album at this year’s 62nd Grammy Awards in January.
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As well, Sofia Coppola's latest comedy drama, On the Rocks, a crime caper starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones will open in cinemas this Friday and stream on AppleTV+ from Friday 23rd October.
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On the Rocks arrives on Apple TV+ on Friday 23rd October. To find out what else is on in the mean time, check out our TV Guide.