Kevin Spacey Doc Series Lands on Max in U.S., Trailer Drops

Continued scrutiny follows actor Kevin Spacey's legal exoneration.

by Nouman Rasool
Kevin Spacey Doc Series Lands on Max in U.S., Trailer Drops
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In a significant development almost a year following Kevin Spacey's acquittal of s-x crime charges, Channel 4 in the UK and Max in the U.S. have greenlit a documentary series titled "Spacey Unmasked." This two-part series, long-awaited since its announcement two years ago, is poised to shed light on the experiences of multiple men with the double-Oscar winner.

Airing May 6 and May 7, "Spacey Unmasked" will delve deep into the embattled star's behavior through exclusive interviews and archival material. Oscar-nominated Mike Lerner and former Channel 4 News chief Dorothy Byrne will be the producers in charge of what will be a film telling Kevin Spacey's life in full - from his early years to scaling the heights of show business and his equally dramatic fall from grace.

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Unprecedented Testimonies Unveiled

The series promises to feature testimonies from individuals unrelated to last year's legal proceedings, providing a multifaceted examination of Kevin Spacey's actions.

Notably, the documentary marks a collaborative effort between Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) and distributor All3Media International, with Max and ID securing the U.S. broadcasting rights. Following its debut on Channel 4, "Spacey Unmasked" is set to make waves internationally, with All3Media International securing distribution deals across various territories.

HBO Max, FTA HBO Max, and discovery+ are among the platforms slated to showcase the documentary, indicating a widespread interest in the subject matter. Directed and produced by Katherine Haywood, with Byrne and Lerner serving as executive producers, "Spacey Unmasked" is a production of Roast Beef Productions in association with All3Media International.

It underscores a commitment to treating complex narratives with appropriate journalistic integrity and sensitivity towards the matter at hand. As anticipation is now building towards the release, Spacey Unmasked is likely going to be an influential documentary in the field, offering audiences a most nuanced perspective of that enigmatic figure, Kevin Spacey, along with the reverberations of his legacy.

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