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Netflix Developing Full-Length Gorillaz Film

November 26, 2021 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Netflix is making a full-length film based on Gorillaz, according to the virtual band’s co-creator Damon Albarn. Albarn spoke with Apple Music recently and said that the streaming service is working on a film based on the group and characters he created with Jamie Hewlett, noting that writing sessions have already taken place.

“We’re making a full-length Gorillaz film with Netflix,” Albarn said (per “We’re having a writing session in Malibu this afternoon. It’s really exciting to do that. It’s something we’ve been wanting to do for a very long time. It’s been through so many incarnations.”

Created in 1998, Gorillaz is an English virtual band known for their real-life hits “Clint Eastwood,” “Feel Good Inc.,” and more. The band consists of the characters Noodle (vocals, guitar, and keyboards), 2-D (vocals and keyboards) Murdoc Niccals (bass) and Russel Hobbs (drums), and has a full fictional universe built around them. The band has had multiple platinum albums and won a Grammy in 2006 for “Feel Good Inc.”