As is the case almost every week, Apple has just announced a new production for TV +, its Netflix competitor at 4.99 euros per month for iPhone, iPad and Mac. This time we’re talking about a still-undetermined documentary about American author and actor Michael J. Fox, best known for playing Marty McFly in the trilogy Back to the future.
On completion, nothing less than Davis Guggenheimrightly rewarded with the Oscar for best documentary film with An inconvenient truth which dealt with climate change in 2007. We also owe him It might get loud, False rumors and Waiting for Superman on the big screen or an episode ofEmergency room and He called me Malala on the television.
Filmed in the United States
According to Apple, filming has already started in locations in New York, Los Angeles and Vancouver. There will be dialogues specially written for the occasion, but also archive footage and interventions by Michael J. Fox himself. Discovered in Hollywood in the 1980s, the one who is also an author today will also evoke the case of the disease of Parkinson’s from which he has suffered since he was twenty-nine.
We do not yet know when the feature film will see the light of day, but it is generally a matter of several months. The year is already well underway, so we may have to wait until 2023 to discover the work. This will then join other content of the same genre on TV+ such as Prehistoric Planet or, dealing with the basketball player of the same name, They call me Magic.
It is Concordia Studio who will produce the video. The company has already been spotted on TV+ with Boys State Where Swan Songand also has home room and Summer of Soul to his credit. At his side are also listed Annetta Marion (Oprah’s Master Class, Park Slope Moms, donut heaven), Will Cohen (28 weeks later, Adrift, The Oldguard) and Jonathan King (spotlight, Rome, Green Book).
Apple TV+ is available at a reduced price through a subscription to the bundle AppleOnefrom 14.95 euros per month or up to 28.95 euros per month with also Apple Arcade, Apple Music, iCloud+ and Apple Fitness+ in the package.
By: Keleops AG