Tones and I reveals her surprise role in Aquaman sequel – as she teases more film projects in 2024
Tones and I has revealed her surprise role in the recently released film Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom.
The Australian musician, whose real name is Toni Watson, said on Instagram that she had written music for the superhero sequel.
The Dance Monkey hitmaker shared a photo of herself in a studio lot, with Warner Brothers' iconic water tower behind her.
“It was an honor to write some music for Aquaman 2,” the singer wrote in the caption.
She also shared a series of posters from films she was involved in, including the animated films Migration, Luca and The Addams Family 2.
Tones and I (pictured) has revealed her surprise role in the recently released film Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom
She then revealed that more exciting projects are coming out in 2024.
'I love writing for films and TV, it's peaceful and my favorite part of my career. There are some big ones in the works next year, but here are some of my favorites so far,” she added.
The post comes after the singer and her husband were fined $25,000 after carrying out illegal renovation work on an investment property.
Tones and husband Jimmy Bedford faced a series of offenses against them by a Melbourne council after they ignored orders to halt renovation work on their Frankston estate.
The musician let her husband take the fall in August, with Bedford fronting Frankston Magistrates' Court without his famous wife.
The property was purchased by Watson's company Johnny Run Away – named after Tones and I's debut single – leaving it with a $225,000 fine.
The Dance Monkey hitmaker shared a photo of herself in a studio lot, with the iconic Warner Brothers water tower behind her, and revealed she had written music for the superhero sequel
“It was an honor to write some music for Aquaman 2,” the singer wrote in the caption
But all charges against Watson relating to her personally were dropped.
In handing down his decision, Magistrate Charles Tan fined Bedford $5,000 personally and fined the company $20,000.
The 31-year-old was appointed as a sound engineer by the same council that prosecuted him.
Bedford pleaded guilty to failing to obtain permits to demolish an internal wall and build a patio and veranda, and to failing to comply with building orders.
Frankston City Council Prosecutor Bruce Gardiner was scathing about Bedford's disregard for the law, accusing the couple of endangering a tenant for 12 months.
The court heard that Bedford had run his own masonry business for many years and should have known better than to ignore obtaining the required permits for the renovation.
'To suggest that the suspect had no knowledge of building permits and the like, he said during the interview that he owned a masonry business for ten years and I submit that it is impossible to own a masonry business for ten years and keep yourself in business with building and be unaware of the requirements when removing walls from the inside of houses,” Mr Gardiner said.
It comes after the singer and her husband were fined $25,000 after carrying out illegal renovation work on an investment property
The plaintiff further alleged that the violations were aggravated by the fact that work on the site continued even after the municipality ordered them to stop.
'The defendants were found to have breached the legislation and were ordered to stop work for safety reasons. They continued to work and they placed a tenant in the house for a period of 12 months, which seriously aggravated the offending,” Mr Gardiner said. said.
The municipality had called for a 'substantial fine', especially for Watson's company.
While the couple's lawyer, Sam Bird, argued that the company “did not act”, Mr Gardiner said the council was aware that it had in fact purchased another property in the area valued at $1, 35 million.
The court heard that Bedford claimed he had been 'too busy' obtaining the required permits.
Mr Gardiner said Bedford told investigators his wife owned the property and she had given him permission to carry out the renovation work.
“He stated, 'Together we renovated the house,'” he said.
The couple failed to obtain permits to demolish an internal wall and build a terrace and veranda, and also failed to meet building orders for their Frankston estate.
Records show the property was purchased by the company in late 2020 for $720,000.
The site contained a three-bedroom house and a one-bedroom bungalow.
Mr Bird told the court the illegal works were ultimately found to comply with council regulations – a claim refuted by the council.
“I object to that, your honor,” said Mr. Gardiner.
'To suggest that the works were not found to be structurally inadequate is contrary to the surveyor's report from which I read during the summary and it states that existing internal load-bearing walls were removed and the existing deck and verandah frames were structurally seemed to be inadequate.'
In sentencing, Mr Tan said he took into account Bedford's previous good character, lack of previous convictions and the requirement to work abroad without a conviction.
Tones and I rose to fame from humble beginnings, starting her career as a street performer while living out of a van.
Her debut single Johnny Run Away was a hit and thanks to that success, Dance Monkey broke records and catapulted her to stardom.
Tones and I rose to fame thanks to her record-breaking song Dance Monkey, which catapulted her to stardom