Darren Aronofsky To Direct Lou Reed & Metallica Video
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Lou Reed & Metallica have enlisted award winning director Darren Aronofsky to direct a music video for the track 'Iced Honey' from their just released album 'Lulu.' Aronofsky known for his artistic approach to filmmaking, as seen in 'Black Swan' and 'Requiem for a Dream,' seems like the perfect candidate to capture the spirit of Metallica's experimental collaboration with Lou Reed.
'Lulu' is largely based on a the work of German playwright Frank Wedekind, whether or not the video will be based on wedekinds work is unknown - but Aronofsky said he hopes that the video can be his 'Black Swan.' The video will shoot in the San Fransisco area shortly and will be released sometime near the end of November.