Patient fans still awaiting a new Alex Turner and
The English musicians, who perform together as the Last Shadow Puppets, are planning on creating a superhero film along the lines of "X-Men."
In an interview with British entertainment outlet Digital Spy, Kane said that the film will precede any new music from the Last Shadow Puppets. The Puppets' most recent and only record together, "The Age of Understatement," debuted in 2008.
"It's something we always talk about y'know? But I think we're gonna write this film first anyway before we hit back into that," Kane said.
The former frontman of the Rascals did not reveal many details about the film, other than the familiar themes it's set to explore. "It's gonna have a sort of 'X-Men"' kind of vibe and sort of set in the '60s, but I can't give anymore away than that."
Kane, whose second solo album "Don't Forget Who You Are" was released on June 3, admitted that neither he nor Turner will take on major acting roles in the film, but that they "may have a little cameo."
Though many musicians have moved to the big screen as actors, the most successful route has been scoring films. Nine Inch Nails leadman
Though scoring is a familiar direction for Turner (he teamed up with
Nick Cave wrote the screenplay for the 2005 Western "The Proposition" and "Lawless " in 2012. Rob Zombie employed his horror-leaning tendencies as the writer and director of "The Devil's Rejects" in 2005 as well as his update on the "Halloween" series.
Turner and Kane will have some time before delving into their new project as both are spending the summer on tour in support of their most recent albums. Turner and the Arctic Monkeys take on the