Nicholas Cage to Produce Doc on The Police

Nicolas Cage will produce a feature documentary based on Police guitarist Andy Summers’ autobiography One Train Later, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Lauren Lazin (“Tupac: Resurrection”) is in negotiations to direct. Summers is in talks to narrate and would tell the Police story from his perspective, in the style of director Morgen’s Bob Evans docu “The Kid Stays in the Picture.” About 25,000 photos Summers has taken of the band over the years will be featured in an animated style to tell the story.

The production filmed the band’s June concert at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles with several helicopters, and filming will continue over three continents until the band’s concert tour wraps in the spring. Morgen said the producers hope to have the Yari Film Group feature ready in time for the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

The film will trace Summers’ life from his youth in post-World War II England to his time playing with the Animals and 1960s psychedelic bands to the Police’s formation and current reunion.