Paul McCartney and Elton John Cameos will be in the Upcoming ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Sequel

The original cast will be joined by Paul McCartney, Elton John and others

This is Spinal Tap (probably the best mockumentary around) is getting a sequel, and the original stars Michael McKean (as David St. Hubbins), Christopher Guest (Nigel Tufnel), and Harry Shearer (Derek Smalls) will this time around be joined by big stars like Paul McCartney and Elton John.

Rob Reiner, who directed This Is Spinal Tap, is set to direct the reboot, scheduled to begin filming in February. (He will also act in the film as filmmaker Marty DiBergi, the role he played in the original.)

Speaking in an interview on Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre podcast, Reiner said the following: “Everybody is back. Paul McCartney is joining and Elton John and a few other surprises [including] Garth Brooks.”

The film, which will revolve around the faux-hard rock band planning one final concert, is set to premiere on March 19, 2024, just a couple of weeks after the 40th anniversary of the original film’s debut.

“I can tell you hardly a day goes by without someone saying, why don’t you do another one?” Reiner told Deadline when the sequel was announced in 2022. “For so many years, we said, ‘nah.’ It wasn’t until we came up with the right idea of how to do this. You don’t want to just do it, to do it. You want to honor the first one and push it a little further with the story.”

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