Is To Be Someone a sequel to Quadrophenia?

Is To Be Someone a sequel to Quadrophenia?

To Be Someone from Ray Burdis tells “a thrilling tale of mods, music and organised crime”, and will see several actors from the original 1979 classic return to reprise their roles. Celebrating the thriving contemporary mod culture of Great Britain, the film will be a spiritual sequel to the original release.

Has the film To Be Someone been released?

To Be Someone is released on 9 July in cinemas.

Who played Pete in Quadrophenia?

Quadrophenia (film)

Screenplay by Dave Humphries Franc Roddam Martin Stellman Pete Townshend
Based on Quadrophenia by The Who
Produced by Roy Baird Bill Curbishley
Starring Phil Daniels Leslie Ash Toyah Philip Davis Mark Wingett Sting Ray Winstone

What is the follow up film to Quadrophenia?

Read More: The stars of Quadrophenia – then and now Alongside the veteran actors, newcomers Sam Gittins and Laura McMonagle will also star in To Be Someone.

Is Phil Daniels in to be someone?

Actors Leslie Ash, Toyah Willcox, Mark Wingett, Trevor Laird and Gary Shail will back on screen together for another tale full of mods and music, ‘To Be Someone’. However, lead actor Phil Daniels, who plays sharply-dressed ‘Jimmy’ in the original film, is not set to appear in the new spin-off.

What year is to be someone set in?

The film deals with the UK mod revival era of the late 1970s, rather than the original mods of the mid 1960s, and specifically focuses on the son of Jimmy, the main character from Quadrophenia.

What does the word Quadrophenia mean?

The name is a variation on the popular usage of the medical diagnostic term schizophrenia as dissociative identity disorder, to reflect the four distinct personalities of Jimmy, the opera’s protagonist – each said to represent the personality of one member of The Who.

What happened to Jimmy after Quadrophenia?

Despite the slightly ambiguous ending, director, Franc Roddam, Phil Daniels and several other cast members all agree that ‘Jimmy’ does not commit suicide at the end. He, more likely, abandons “Mod” life and drifts into a more conforming and conventional adult existence.

What is the new Quadrophenia film called?

To Be Someone
To Be Someone reunites some of the stars of the cult 1979 movie Quadrophenia, for the first time in over four decades. Directed by Ray Burdis, it centres on young entrepreneur Danny (Sam Gittins), who co-owns a nightclub and scooter shop.

What is the story behind Quadrophenia?

Set in London and Brighton in 1965, the story follows a young mod named Jimmy and his search for self-worth and importance. Quadrophenia is the only Who album entirely composed by Pete Townshend….

Label Track, MCA