Spinal Tap Plans Comeback in 2014

Spinal Tap will return in 2014, according to its co-creator and star Christopher Guest (via Guardian).

Guest played guitarist Nigel Tufnel in the classic metal comedy "This is Spinal Tap" which remains a hilarious parody of hair metal in the 1980s.

The band may have reformed for the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival in 2009 for 130,000 people, but now Tufnell tells the Guardian that plans are brewing for a comeback in 2014 on the 30th anniversary of the original film's release.

"Since the film 30 years ago we've gone on tour, playing Wembley, the Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall. It's weird but great – the fiction became real," said Guest... "We get asked to do shows on a regular basis. But, what I will say, is that we’re in the midst of talking about something for next year."

Meanwhile, Guest is preparing to launch a new sitcom called "Family Tree" which also features his fellow Spinal Tap actor Michael McKean who returns with an English accent - though it was hard to get the accent back, says Guest.

"It took him a little time," he said. "Michael's an incredibly gifted actor but he doesn't know anything about football, so I had to explain the sport to him because his character is a big Tottenham fan."


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