The show, originally debuted by the BBC, explores the group’s history through individual portraits of the core quartet: singers Mick Jaggerguitarist Keith Richardsguitarist Ron Wood and late drummer Charlie Watts. According to Deadlinethe four sections will show the personalities, cultural influences of the musicians and the personal challenges they have overcome.
My life as a Rolling Stone was co-directed by Oliver Murray and Clare Tavernor, both of whom have previously worked on band-related projects. Murray directed the 2019 documentary The quietabout co-founding bassist Bill Wyman; and Tavernor directed a Richards-focused television special in connection with his autobiography Life. While Deadline reports involvement of Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Steven Tyler, Chrissie Hynde and Slashthe extent of the Rolling Stones’ participation, if any, remains unclear.
‘Fantastic music documents have become a pillar in Epix’s board of first-class original programming, and My life as a Rolling Stone is a perfect addition to that mix, ”Epix President Michael Wright said in a statement. “This distinctive documentary captures the raw and organic energy that defines The Rolling Stones and tells the gripping, epic story of their journey. I’m excited to see viewers of this legendary band like few have ever done before.”
The Rolling Stones were recently forced to postpone and cancel two shows respectively on their ongoing European tour after Jagger tested positive to COVID-19. The tour resumes on Tuesday in Milan, Italy.
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