Details Emerge In Kanye West/Spike Jonze Project

Ends up Kanye West didn’t just link up with Oscar nominated director Spike Jonze for his new music video, but for an actual short film.

News hit the net last week that the duo, who first worked together on Ye’s controversial “Flashing Lights” clip, have paired up once again to shoot a clip for the Lil Wayne-assisted track “See You In My Nightmares,” but MTV News has learned otherwise.

“They’ve teamed up again, but this time, it’s for a short film,” Jonze’s producing partner, Vincent Landay told MTV.  ”It’s not necessarily [a video for 'Nightmares'], but the song is featured in it. We’re still editing it right now, it’s probably going to run between 10-15 minutes.”

While Landay wouldn’t give any details on the story line for the project he said it was already shot in Los Angeles earlier this year. “I don’t know when or where it will debut,” he added. “We did it for fun, so maybe it would be good if someone would give us an actual deadline for it.”

Jonze is currently gearing up for the release of Where the Wild Things Are, his highly anticipated adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s children’s classic. The fantasy film is scheduled to hit theaters on October 16, 2009.

In related news, Ye recently announced that he will be embarking on a European tour to perform material from his platinum selling 808s and Heartbreaks album. The Associated Press reports that he will heading overseas in July and expects to start his North American leg in the fall. – Elan Mancini

  • http://xxlmag.com Ben

    Spike Jonze is tight, Girl what up.

  • Rae Tha Great

    Iy shoudl’ve been a video to Say You Will or Paranoid at least Coldest Winter. PEACE

  • http://www.ronmexicocity.com Ron Mexico

    spike’s behind my favorite music video… pharcyde’s “drop.”

    not enough credit for that genius. fuck coldplay and their MTV awards.

  • ROCstar

    yeah cosign Rae.

    this is not the song i want as a single off this album…

    paranoid would b my choice cuz ‘ye needs less depressing stuff to pop off after his previous singles.

    • http://yahoomail.com Official!

      I agree, it would be so many ways 2 twist a video for that track.

  • A-Town

    is ‘Ye ever gonna rap again?

  • k

    seen him last time on tour don’t think i’ll go to this one to watch sumone who can’t sing try to sing

  • Mutada al sader the king

    @Rae

    “Say you will” was the best song on that travesty. The music was phenominal, and Ye was actually bearable on that one. He should do the epic 15 min michael jackson video for that and put this trash album to bed. But if theres more money to be made… Hey