Appearing on a panel Saturday night at Comic-Con, Grammy winner Sturgill Simpson announced an animated Netflix film titled “Sound & Fury” which he is producing and wrote the original story for.
Said project will also score a simultaneously released album this Fall which he dubs ‘sleazy, steamy rock’. The film boasts individual anime segments set against each song on the companion album.
Jumpei Mizusaki (“Batman Ninja”) is penning and directing the project with additional helmers including Masaru Matsumoto, Michael Arias, Henry Thurlow and Arthell Isom, and Koji Morimoto.
The release will be Simpson’s first album since his previous one scored nominations for album of the year at the 2017 Grammys, though Simpson’s music was a big part of Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die” earlier this year with numerous on-screen references.