Spinal Tap will return in a sequel, 40 years after the original one. Rob Reiner the director will be back with stars Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer.
The famous band is again getting back together. A sequel of This Is Spinal Tap is in the works to the 1984 rock mockumentary “This Is Spinal Tap,” with director Rob Reiner.
Spinal Tap will return 40 years after the original
The movie will launch sales at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. It will be released on March 19, 2024, tied to the 40th anniversary of the original.
The sequel will be in the style of Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Waltz,” the legendary concert documentary that followed the farewell tour of Canadian American rock group The Band.
“Spinal Tap 2” will also going to feature real-life musicians in the film. “This Is Spinal Tap,” which is debuted on March 2, 1984, records the lives of the fictional English heavy metal band members played by McKean, Guest and Shearer during their American tour.
Rob Reiner said that many of the original’s scenes were inspired by real events, and that he intends to include “guest appearances” from bands who had similar misadventures over the years. (Source- Google)