Steve Martin documentary set at Apple TV+

Apple Original Films, for Apple TV+, has inked a deal for a two-part documentary film exploring the life and career of the legendary Steve Martin.

Comedy legend and banjo player Steve Martin
Comedy legend and banjo player Steve Martin

Denise Petski for Deadline:

Martin is working on the docu with Oscar winner Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom, Won’t You Be My Neighbor), who directs and produces the as-yet untitled films from A24 and Tremolo Productions. A24 will executive produce alongside Tremolo’s Caitrin Rogers (20 Feet from Stardom).

Martin currently stars in Hulu’s Only Murders In the Building, which has received 17 Emmy nominations at next month’s awards, including outstanding comedy series and lead actor for Martin. The series has been renewed for a third season.

Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries, and series have been honored with 245 wins and 1,123 award nominations and counting, including this year’s Oscar Best Picture winner “CODA.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]


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