One Direction for the big screen

Updated: 14 November 2012 09:04

One Direction are heading for the big screen.

One Direction are heading for the big screen.

Morgan Spurlock, the documentary maker behind Super Size Me and The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, is directing a 3D movie about the boyband.

Sony Pictures is making a behind-the-scenes 3D movie about the band, which will be produced by Spurlock and Simon Cowell.

It will be a blend of concert footage and a look at the musician life, that aims to give fans a glimpse at their lives.

One Direction, which comprises of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, came to fame on The X Factor, and have since gone on to crack the tricky US market when they're debut album went to number one in March.

Previous films in this genre include Katy Perry: Part of Me and Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.

The film is scheduled for an August 30, 2013 release.