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Spice Girls animated film in the works, confirms manager

Digital Spy (UK) logo Digital Spy (UK) 13/01/2019 Dan Seddon

a person standing posing for the camera: Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller has revealed that the iconic pop group will feature in an upcoming animated film, a project previously teased by Emma Bunton. © Dawbell Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller has revealed that the iconic pop group will feature in an upcoming animated film, a project previously teased by Emma Bunton. The manager of The Spice Girls, Simon Fuller, has confirmed that the iconic pop group will be starring in an upcoming animated movie.

The band – which now comprises of all the original members bar Victoria Beckham/Posh Spice – will be heading out on a UK comeback tour later this year, but it looks like they'll also be appearing on our screens in the not-so-distant future in pixel form. 

Discussing with Billboard the band's future plans, Simon mentioned: "What's coming next is that we are going to be doing lots of exciting things. We'll be making an animated movie and there's lots of exciting plans to come."

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He also admitted that he "expected" the sell-out success of The Spice Girls comeback tour, adding: "To be honest with you, while it was clearly phenomenal, they are such an awesome phenomenon I expected it.

The band – which now comprises of all the original members bar Victoria Beckham/Posh Spice – will be heading out on a UK comeback tour later this year, but it looks like they'll also be appearing on our screens in the not-so-distant future in pixel form. © getty The band – which now comprises of all the original members bar Victoria Beckham/Posh Spice – will be heading out on a UK comeback tour later this year, but it looks like they'll also be appearing on our screens in the not-so-distant future in pixel form. "The last tour we did seven or eight years ago the demand was equal, if not maybe even more.

"It's a global phenomenon. They're more timely now than ever and it's fantastic. I'm so happy for the girls. They deserve it."

Victoria will not join the girls on the tour. © getty Victoria will not join the girls on the tour. Emma Bunton/Baby Spice has previously teased an animation project featuring the girls, which would include their likeliness in a superhero narrative where they all had special powers. 

"It's something that we're talking about," she revealed. "The opportunities we get given, it's amazing. There is so much excitement, it's just about making sure it's the right thing."

Gallery: Spice Girls through the years (GES)


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