‘Whitney’ Director Kevin Macdonald Behind ITV Doc On UK Floods – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Whitney director Kevin Macdonald is to direct an ITV doc profiling the ferocious floods that have hit the UK in recent years. In It Takes A Flood, Academy Award-winning director Macdonald, who was also behind a recent ITV Coronavirus doc, will move from London, where historic levels of rain battered the capital last year, … Read more

Utopia Boards Jim Marshall Doc ‘Show Me The Picture’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Schwartzman’s Los Angeles-based sales and distribution outfit Utopia has closed deals on a pair of documentaries. The company has taken North American rights to Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall, a feature doc celebrating the life of the famed rock and roll photographer. The film is told through more than … Read more

BBC Music Doc Gets Sales Deal – Deadline

During Mipcom, Entertainment One (eOne) is launching global sales rights (excluding the UK) on BBC Two feature documentary, Joni Mitchell: 50 Years of Blue. The music biopic looks at the iconic singer’s life and career, spotlighting the importance of the landmark album Blue, which celebrated its golden anniversary this summer. Directed by Teresa Griffiths, Joni … Read more

Kate Beckinsale’s ‘Guilty Party’ premieres, HBO Max debuts ‘What Happened, Brittany Murphy’ doc, Coldplay drops ‘Music of Spheres’

The It List is Yahoo’s weekly look at the best in pop culture, including movies, music, TV, streaming, games, books, podcasts and more. Here are our picks for Oct. 11-17, including the best deals we could find for each. (Yahoo Entertainment may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page.) WATCH IT: … Read more

‘Joe Buffalo’ Doc Tells Story Of Indigenous Canadian Skateboarding Pro – Deadline

It’s a curious fact that some of the most notable documentaries of recent years have revolved, in one or another, around skateboarding. Minding the Gap, the 2018 documentary by Bing Liu, earned an Academy Award nomination for its story of Liu and two friends who gravitate towards skateboarding as an escape from difficult upbringings. Learning … Read more

Britney Spears Netflix Doc Sheds New Light on Kevin Federline Divorce

In response, her dad Jamie Spears‘ attorney Vivian L. Thoreen told E! News, “Since her public breakdown, Jamie has devoted his life to helping Britney meet her goals of regaining custody of her children, rehabilitating her career, and being in a position to live the life she wants to live. Upside down in her home mortgage and … Read more

7 Most Shocking Claims From the “Controlling Britney Spears” Doc

1. Britney’s Phone Was Allegedly Monitored In The New York Times Presents: “Controlling Britney Spears,” released on Hulu and FX on Sept. 24, 2021, Alex Vlasov, a former Black Box Security employee who said he worked with the star’s team for almost nine years, said Britney was granted a request to have an iPhone that he alleged was later heavily … Read more

Britney Conservatorship Doc Claims She Was Secretly Recorded In Her Own Bedroom

Britney’s lawyer calls the claim “particularly disgraceful,” while lawyers for Jamie Spears and Britney’s security team deny any illegal or unethical behavior. The team behind “Framing Britney Spears” dropped a new documentary about the pop star on Friday night, digging deeper into her conservatorship in a special titled “Controlling Britney Spears.” The New York Times … Read more

Sam Asghari Calls Out Netflix’ Britney Spears Doc, While Hulu Reveals New Conservatorship Special Too

Hulu’s “Controlling Britney Spears” comes from the team behind “Framing Britney Spears.” Two days before Hulu and FX announced that their new documentary “Controlling Britney Spears” will debut on Friday, Sam Asghari called out Netflix for its upcoming documentary about his fiancée called “Britney vs. Spears.” “I hope the profit from these docs go towards … Read more

HBO Max Doc Promises to Expose “Cult” of Gwen Shamblin Lara Post-Crash

The late Gwen Shamblin Lara‘s legacy as a diet guru and church leader is set to be explored in a new documentary project. On Thursday, Sept. 23, HBO Max debuted the trailer for the five-part docuseries The Way Down: God, Greed and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin. The footage featured interviews with people about Gwen’s Christian diet plan, The … Read more