Tom Morello

Tom Morello To Serve As Executive Music Producer On ‘Metal Lords’ Film From ‘Game Of Thrones’ Co-Creator D.B. Weiss


Rage Against The Machine, etc. guitarist Tom Morello has signed on to serve as the Executive Music Producer of the forthcoming Netflix coming-of-age comedy, ‘Metal Lords‘. That film was written by D.B. Weiss and is also being executive produced by David Benioff.

Both Weiss and Benioff previously served as showrunners for HBO‘s ‘A Song Of Ice And Fire‘ TV adaptation, ‘Game Of Thrones‘. Weiss himself is a noted metalhead, having gone so far as to invite Mastodon to appear on ‘Game Of Thrones‘.

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Weiss and Greg Shapiro are both producing this new film, which was directed by Peter Sollett (‘Nick And Norah’s Infinite Playlist‘, ‘Vinyl‘) and is said to currently be in post-production. It represents the first output of Weiss and Benioff‘s partnership with Netflix.

Jaeden Martell (‘Knives Out‘, ‘It‘), Isis Hainsworth (‘Misbehaviour‘, ‘Emma‘) and Adrian Greensmith will star, with it set to debut on Netflix later this year. As for the plot, the following summary has been offered: ‘Two kids want to start a heavy metal band in a high school where exactly two kids care about heavy metal.’

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