Coldplay Prepping 20-Year Anniversary 'A Head Full Of Dreams' Movie

James Marcus Haney


Coldplay will celebrate their 20-year anniversary as a band with A Head Full of Dreams, a documentary described as an "in-depth and intimate portrait of the band's spectacular rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet."

The movie, directed by Mat Whitecross (Supersonic), will open for one-night-only on more than 2,000 theater across the world on Nov. 14 and be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S., UK, Australia and New Zealand beginning Nov. 16.

The band will also premiere three live songs exclusively on Amazon Music. The versions of "Stayin' Alive" (Live at Glastonbury, featuring Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb), "Us Against the World" (Live in Leipzig) and "Don't Panic" (Live in Paris) will be available for streaming beginning Oct. 26.

Whitecross met the four members of the band in college in London before they'd formed the group and according to a release announcing the project he's been there "from the very first rehearsal in a cramped student bedroom" all the way through today, directing video for the songs "Paradise," "A Sky Full of Stars" and "Adventure of a Lifetime."

The film -- shot during their A Head Full of Dreams world tour -- will feature behind-the-scenes and live footage, as well as extensive film from unseen archive. Tickets for the theater screenings will go on sale on Oct. 19 here.

Watch a trailer for the film below.