Declan McKenna 'The Key To Life On Earth' by Will Hooper
Declan McKenna's life is invaded by a döppelgänger - none other than Alex Lawther, from End Of The F***ing World and other good stuff - in Will Hooper's video for The Key To Life On Earth.
Hooper has a lot of fun with the oft-noted physical similarity between the two men - and with the deteriorating relationship as initial harmony turns to disparity, and worse.
Fact is, no-one really does 'incel-style' creepiness quite as well as Mr Lawther, so it's not so surprising that his 'fanboy' character begins to take the upper hand. Will Declan get smothered by all that passive-aggression, and two become one...?
We're really leaning into a big internet meme that's plagued Declan for all eternity.
"Declan's likeness has always been compared to Alex Lawther's - and the comment section has always been quick to underline that fact. So with this vid we're really leaning into a big internet meme that's plagued Declan for all eternity.
"Declan came to me like, 'wassup, we've got Alex Lawther to do a movie - and I want to fight him." And I was like, 'wassup, okay, hold by beer." And then I went away and wrote this daft little idea - very loosely based on an Edgar Allan Poe short story William Wilson - that ends up with the two of them having a scrap."
|Executive Producer||Laura Northover|
|Production Manager||Harry Hardwick|
|1st AD||Ty Hack|
|Director of Photography||Ruben Woodin Dechamps|
|Focus Puller||Marcus Albertsen|
|2nd AC||Klara Rychtarcikova|
|Art Director||Zoe Klinck|
|Grading company||Black Kite Studios|
|Post Producer||Kirsty Oldfield|
|Lead actor||Alex Lawther|
|Other credits||PA: Rachel Bashford Sound Design: Alexander Wells Loader: Saskia Dixie Trainee: Josh Ighodaro Sparks: Jerzy Gudjonsson, Cameron Smart Set Dressing: Lili Abraham Art Assistants: Tea Mulabdic, Pedro Reis Styling Assistant: Jade Hennessey Runners: Linda Dorigo, Elle Dolan, Tara Sadeghi Security: John Wild Set Medic: Gary Darling-Parkes BTS: Ben Hennessey Stills Photographer: Joe Magowan Special Thanks To: One Stop Films, GreenKit Lighting, Frame24, Kodak, Cinelab, The Frying Squad, Zebrafish, Get Set Hire|
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