Feature will be based on Graham Chapman's memoirs
Monty Python members John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones have lended their voices to a new 3D film based on the life of Graham Chapman.
The film, A Liar’s Autobiography, will be directed and produced by Bill Jones, Ben Timlett and Jeff Simpson and will include passages recorded by Chapman shortly before he died.
As reported by BBC News, co-director Jeff Simpson said producers had worked closely with the Chapman estate and the Pythons to ‘get this exactly right’.
He added that the late comedian and actor would be glad “his work is being re-imagined in glorious 3D – he always loved wearing silly glasses”.
Speaking of his old friend, Terry Jones joked: “I had no idea until recently that Graham Chapman is in fact dead. I thought he was just being lazy. However, I am now delighted to find myself working with him again on this exciting project.”
Eric Idle is the only Python member to not yet sign on for the film. He was once quoted as saying, “We would only do a reunion if Chapman came back from the dead. So we’re negotiating with his agent.”
Graham Chapman died on October 4, 1989 after a battle with cancer. Below you can hear him narrating some of his autobiography.