After over two decades of the Spice World. The Spice Girls are reuniting for their animated movie with Paramount. All five members of the 90’s band are on board even- Vitoria Beckham!
It will be produced by the 90s music mogul Simon Fuller and written by Karen McCullah and Kiwi Smith, whose credits include The House Bunny and Legally Blonde. A director is not yet attached.
The film will feature original hits from the group as well as bespoke songs and is said to be a passion project for the women who formulated the concept. Paramount Animation President Mireille Soria told the Hollywood Reporter that the band “hand an idea that we’ve been developing. They are very involved.”
The Spice Girls founded in 1994 and found global success with songs including Wannabe, Who Do U Think You Are? And 2 Become 1. They have sold 85m records worldwide and are the bestselling female group of all time.
A reunion tour featuring Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown and Emma Bunton – but not Victoria Beckham – kicked off last month.
The Spice Girls’ first film, live-action comedy Spice World, took $151m (£119m) at the global box office and $100m in DVD sales despite unfavorable reviews.