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Yungblud announces ‘Mars’ short film

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Yungblud has announced an upcoming short film called Mars.

Named after a track off the British rocker’s 2020 album, Weird!, the scripted project is based on the life of a teenage Yungblud fan named Charlie Acaster, whom he had met on tour.

“This story is an uncensored, unfiltered portrayal of youth,” Yungblud says. “It revels in the fragile beauty of it, flirts with the pain of it and most importantly the undeniable, glimmering hope of it. It presents a generational shift towards acceptance of one’s self and others, and ever growing confidence in our own insecurities.”

Yungblud is a producer on Mars. The script was written by Chris Bush, and the film will be directed by Abel Rubinstein.

“The team we’ve assembled is incredible, I am so honored to stand with them all behind this beautiful project and to have them help me bring it to life,” Yungblud says. “I can honestly say if you don’t adore this movie, then I can guarantee you’ll f***ing learn something from it.”

Production for Mars is set to begin later this year. It’s currently scheduled to premiere in spring 2022.

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