'Baby Driver' Blu-ray clip shows just how many musicians made cameos (exclusive)

'Baby Driver' Blu-ray clip shows just how many musicians made cameos (exclusive)

content=”How writer-director set his action to carefully curated music cues in the summer hit Baby Driver has gotten a lot of attention, and rightfully so.” data-reactid=”24″>How writer-director Edgar Wright went to painstaking lengths to set his action to carefully curated music cues in the summer hit Baby Driver has gotten a lot of attention, and rightfully so.

content=”Less notice, however, has been paid to the volume of actual musicians who showed up in front of the camera. Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx, and Eiza González are all legit recording artists, Lily James proved her mettle by singing in the film, and Kevin Spacey, remember, once played (and crooned as) Bobby Darin in the 2004 biopic Beyond the Sea. And that’s just the central cast.” data-reactid=”25″>Less notice, however, has been paid to the volume of actual musicians who showed up in front of the camera. Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx, and Eiza González are all legit recording artists, Lily James proved her mettle by singing in the film, and Kevin Spacey, remember, once played (and crooned as) Bobby Darin in the 2004 biopic Beyond the Sea. And that’s just the central cast.

In a clip from the Blu-ray bonus materials, Wright name drops all the musicians who appeared in the film (watch exclusively above).

content=”There’s Flea, Red Hot Chili Pepper and Big Lebowski Nihilist No. 2, as one of Baby’s early heist buddies. Electropop songstress Sky Ferreira turns up in flashbacks as Baby’s late mama. Singer-writer-ASCAP chief Paul Williams channels his inner-illegal arms dealer. Atlanta hip-hop ambassadors Big Boi and Killer Mike dropped by the set to have a ball as background players in a scene with Spacey’s crime boss, Doc.” data-reactid=”27″>There’s Flea, Red Hot Chili Pepper and Big Lebowski Nihilist No. 2, as one of Baby’s early heist buddies. Electropop songstress Sky Ferreira turns up in flashbacks as Baby’s late mama. Singer-writer-ASCAP chief Paul Williams channels his inner-illegal arms dealer. Atlanta hip-hop ambassadors Big Boi and Killer Mike dropped by the set to have a ball as background players in a scene with Spacey’s crime boss, Doc.

a recent Q&amp;A</a>, Jon Spencer of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion both opens and closes the film, first as “Bellbottoms” sets the tone for the initial car chase, and later as the band’s frontman cameos as a prison guard escorting Baby.” data-reactid=”28″>And as Wright pointed out in a recent Q&A, Jon Spencer of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion both opens and closes the film, first as “Bellbottoms” sets the tone for the initial car chase, and later as the band’s frontman cameos as a prison guard escorting Baby.

In summary: Somehow this movie had even more music cred than you thought.

 

Published at Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:49:36 +0000