Pharrell Williams is set to star in a captivating animated feature film chronicling his life, titled “Piece by Piece.” Collaborating with The Lego Group, director Morgan Neville, and Focus Features, the musician and superproducer aims to break away from traditional biopic conventions.
According to the press release, Pharrell, uninterested in a conventional approach, seeks to liberate audiences’ imaginations with a narrative developed from his unique vision. “Piece by Piece” defies genres, immersing viewers in a Lego world where limitless possibilities unfold.
Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski lauded Pharrell as a trailblazer whose influence spans music, art, and fashion, reshaping global culture with joy.
The partnership with Morgan Neville and the boundless creativity of the Lego brand promises a visionary and uplifting experience, inspiring people to build their desired world, brick by brick, and piece by piece.
Reflecting on the genesis of the project, Neville expressed gratitude for Pharrell’s bold idea to tell his story through Lego animation. The collaboration, fueled by a shared belief in their unconventional mission, assembles a remarkable team of creative minds.
Pharrell, in turn, praised Neville as a legend and expressed gratitude for Focus’s collaboration, anticipating the opportunity to share his universe through Lego bricks. He emphasized the transformative power of playing with these childhood toys, evolving into a movie about his life—an inspiring testament to limitless creative possibilities.
Produced by Neville, Caitrin Rogers (Tremolo Productions), Pharrell Williams, Mimi Valdés, and Shani Saxon (i am OTHER), with executive producers Jill Wilfert and Keith Malone from The Lego Group, the film is scheduled to debut in theaters on Oct. 11, promising a unique cinematic experience.