1D: 'We're not The Beatles'

One Direction have told ITV News that being compared to The Beatles is "very flattering" but "not necessarily something we agree with". The world premiere of the boyband's 3D documentary film, This Is Us, takes place tomorrow.

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1D fans begin camping in London ahead of film premiere

One Direction fans have started to camp in Leicester Square, London, in a bid to get a glimpse of their idols at tomorrow's world premiere of This Is Us.

One Direction fans wait in Leicester Square before tomorrow's premiere. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire
Fans will be camping overnight to get a glimpse of the band. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire
One Direction fans Amelia Troughton-Smith, 17, Ashah Xhafa, 17, and Jessica Facey, 17. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

One Direction do not agree with Beatles comparison

One Direction told ITV News that although being compared to The Beatles was "very flattering" it was "not necessarily something we agree with".

The hysteria surrounding Harry, Niall, Zayn, Louis and Liam was compared to Beatlemania in the 1960s by This Is Us director Morgan Spurlock.

However, the boys dismissed the claims, saying the Liverpudlian foursome were "in a league of their own" and "much cooler than us".

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1D's Liam Payne says making film was 'nerve-wracking'

One Direction star Liam Payne said making the boyband's first feature film This Is US was "nerve-wracking" but there could be a follow-up if it is a hit.

Liam Payne speaks at a One Direction press conference to promote their first feature film.

Payne said: "I think at the moment we just want to see how this one goes to be honest with you.

"It's so nerve-wracking making the film and stuff. I was thinking the other day when we sit in the premiere and everybody is actually watching it on the big screen it's going to be amazing but I don't know, maybe we'll see how this one goes, see if people like it."


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One Direction 'can't wait' for feature film release

One Direction members Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne are in London today promoting their new film This Is Us. The 1D artists said they "can't wait" for it to be released.

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