Led Zeppelin is releasing a documentary.

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Going to Cannes: Led Zeppelin Announces New Documentary

May 9, 2019

By Cameron Jenkins

The iconic rock band Led Zeppelin is finally allowing us to have a sneak peak into its rise to fame.

A currently unnamed documentary, told from the perspective of the band members, will be directed by Bernard MacMahon from American Epic and showcased at Cannes Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporter

“The time was right for us to tell our own story for the first time in our own words, and I think that this film will really bring this story to life,” John Paul Jones said in a press release.

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The film will chronicle the band's journey, beginning with the music landscape of the 1960s and culminating with their 1970 hit "Whole Lotta Love", which kicked The Beatles out of the number on spot on the Billboard charts.

It will also  feature previously unreleased interviews with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, and archival footage of interviews with John Bonham, Pitchfork reported.

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Page and Plant have both said that they are excited to support MacMahon in telling their story.

“When I saw everything Bernard had done both visually and sonically on the remarkable achievement that is American Epic, I knew he would be qualified to tell our story,” Page said in the release.

And Plant agreed.

“Seeing Will Shade, and so many other important early American musicians, brought to life on the big screen in American Epic inspired me to contribute to a very interesting and exciting story,” he said.

The film is currently in post-production, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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