The Guardian reports:
"My wife's now a movie producer so I read a lot of scripts and I'm really
passionate about films," Astley said in a recent interview. "One day I thought,
'Well, why don't I write one?' And it turned into a musical – but not for the
New York Cowboy (sounds oddly familiar) is about a small-town boy who moves to New York City in the 80's. Sounds pretty dull, so I'm hoping that halfway through the movie the audience hears those familiar dulcet tones... never gonna give you up... never gonna let you down...