US infotainment broadcaster National Geographic Channel (NGC),
Strawhouse and Mary Lisio of Scott Free have joined forces
on a landmark television event, a documentary project that
examines a person's life and legacy.
documentary footage, home movies, personal testimonials and
interviews with friends and family members, this Verité
documentary series celebrates the lives of ordinary people,
capturing their final struggles and revealing the lives they
lived and the legacies they leave behind.
Strawhouse, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Muller and Casey Affleck
are executive producers. Jules Daly will produce and David
Zucker and Mary Lisio of Scott Free will executive produce,
with Oscar-winning documentary filmmakers Dan Lindsay and
T.J. Martin Undefeated also producing.
said, "We are excited about this partnership with Scott
Free and National Geographic Channel, and grateful for the
opportunity to work with Dan and T.J. We hope the show will
serve the subjects and reveal something special to the audience".
senior VP of programming and development Alan Eyres said,
This is a subject that requires nuanced and compassionate
handling, and I cannot think of a better team to partner with
on this series. We think this topic has the opportunity to
tap into something incredibly special, and look forward to
sharing this with our viewers.
on the special will begin this spring, with broadcast set
for later this year.