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One Direction might have lost "The X Factor," but when it comes to boy band world domination, they're number one.

Featuring the musical talents and antics of 1D members Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, and Louis Tomlinson, "One Direction: This Is Us" will prove to be a crash course for anyone somehow still ignorant of these five teens/best pals who romp about adorably in between sold-out shows around the world. The documentary also promises to be box office gold, considering the band's rabid teen girl fanbase, who's guaranteed to go nuts over the 3D rendition of their new single "Best Song Ever."

Naturally, we'll see plenty of performance footage, but it looks like there will also be loads of funny and heart-tugging behind-the-scenes stuff, like when Zayn Malik buys his mom a house. We can already see the GIFs dancing like sugar plums all across Tumblr.

Who would have predicted that Oscar nominee Morgan Spurlock would go from documenting a fast-food binge and investigating the grooming habits of modern men to chronicling the adventures of the world's biggest boy band? Hey, everyone's gotta get paid, and judging by this trailer, "This Is Us" looks like it was great fun to make.

"This Is Us" is slated for an August 30 release date, which puts it in a prime spot for cleaning up over Labor Day weekend.


[via THR]


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