The movie will be directed by Super Size Me
star and director, Morgan Spurlock, Billboard
"This is an incredible opportunity and an amazing moment in time for the band," said Spurlock. "To capture this journey and share it with audiences around the world will be an epic undertaking that I am proud to be a part of."
Spurlock, Ben Winson, Simon Cowell, and Adam Milano will produce the film.
The London based band was discovered in 2010 by Simon Cowell on the United Kingdom's X Factor
, The Associated Press
Cowell said he's "delighted" to be making the film and feels that Spurlock is the "perfect" person to give fans an-all access look into "what it's like to be One Direction
The group is made up of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson.
The band appeared on NBC's Today Show
Tuesday, and band member Niall Horan announced the movie news to a crowd of roaring fans, the Metro
One Direction is famous for hit singles including "What Makes You Beautiful," "One Thing and "Live While We're Young."
Last month, "Live While We're Young" became the "fastest selling single by a British act." The single sold 341,000 copies in a week, The Guardian
On Sunday, November 11, the band won big at the MTV EMAs
in Frankfurt, Germany, taking home the awards for Biggest Fans and Best New (musical act).