The Spice Girls are currently thrilling audiences on their ‘Spice World 2019 Tour’ and they’re now gearing up to once again spread Girl Power across the big screen.
And, unlike their current trek, all five members of the group are on-board for the project.Array
Per The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Animation are readying a Spice Girls movie set for release in 2020.
The animated flick will feature Spice Girls classics along with new songs.
Presently in early development at the studio, Mel B (Scary), Mel B (Sporty), Emma Bunton (Baby), Geri Horner (Ginger) and Victoria Beckham (Posh) have committed to the project. Paramount Animation president Mireille Soria stresses that “they are [all] very involved.”
Beckham’s participation is notable as she passed on the group’s reunion tour, citing her new career as a fashion designer as the reason for not joining her bandmates.
The ladies longtime manager Simon Fuller is in the mix as producer, while Karen McCullah and Kiwi Smith are penning the screenplay.
It marks the second cinematic venture for the quintet, whose 1997 movie ‘Spice World’ generated $151 million from a $25 million budget.
The Spice brand is one of the most potent in Pop culture and one of the most enduring too. So, we’re all for the Girls adding fresh chapters to their legacy.