Edgar Wright has been sort of missing in action, see, he was busy with everything that was pre-production and writing out Marvel’s Ant-Man, before he departed the project, which was about 3 years.
Since that debacle is now done with, Wright has now moved on to his next project, titled: Baby Driver. Ansel Elgort plays a near mute getaway driver who has an ear condition, known as Baby. He is coerced by a crime lord known as Doc, played by Kevin Spacey, to do some work for him. Also starring in Baby Driver: Jon Hamm as Buddy, Eiza Gonzalez as Darling, Buddy’s girlfriend and partner, Jamie Foxx as Bats the gun-slinger and Deborah as Baby’s love interest.
Wright had this to say about what he is doing:
“I always wanted to do an action movie that was powered by music. It’s something that’s very much a part of my previous films and I thought of this idea of how to take that a stage further by having a character who listens to music the entire time. So, you have this young getaway driver who has to soundtrack his entire existence, particularly the bank robberies and fast getaways that come afterwards. It’s quite a wide range of music, though. There’s about 35 songs in the movie and they range from very famous to more obscure. It’s supposed to reflect the character’s extremely eclectic taste in music.”
Baby Driver hits theaters on August 11th!