John Carney is teaming up with U2’s Bono and The Edge for “Sing Street,” a story inspired by the filmmaker’s love of music.
The movie tells the story of Cosmo, a 14-year-old growing up in 1980sDublinwho is determined to break free of his screwed up home life. He writes songs, forms a band, shoots music videos, and eventually runs away toLondonwith his wannabe model girlfriend.
Bono and The Edge will be involved with both the film’s music and the film itself.
“Sing Street” is set to begin production inDublinthis summer.