The “Yeezus” movie, is coming to a theater near you soon, announced Kanye West when he released a trailer for his “Yeezus” offering on Thursday. Apparently West is serious about this movie as he tapped the creativity of the "American Psycho" author to write his screenplay.
According to the Huffington Post on Feb. 28, the trailer indicates that the “Yeezus” movie is mostly concert footage, but there may be a narrative piece that goes along with this. The trailer starts out with West’s song “Coldest Winter,” which is a song West wrote about his mother’s death.
The video that was used to introduce West when he appeared on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” appears to be the trailer he released this week. Bret Easton, who was asked by West to write the script, shared his thoughts on the “Yeezus” film during a recent interview. He said:
"It’s in Kanye-land and that’s subject to a whole other timeframe. He came and asked me to write the film. I didn’t want to at first. Then I listened to Yeezus. It was early summer last year and I was driving in my car. He’d given me an advance copy and I thought, regardless of whether I’m right for this project, I want to work with whoever made this. So f--k it, I said yes. And that’s how it happened. That was seven or eight months ago. We’ll see what happens."
Apparently Kanye West is making this movie project inspired by Yeezus, and he's tapped into the creative writing of "American Psycho" author Bret Easton Ellis to write the screenplay.
Check out “Yeezus” here on Kanye West’s website.
Will Kim Kardashian and the baby make it into the film? Or will this just be a piece about "Yeezus" played by West and all about West?