Lupita Nyong’o Narrating Charles M. Schulz Docu-Special, CNN Tackling Jackie Collins Documentary
The ’12 Years a Slave’ actress is tapped to narrate a documentary special about the life and legacy of Peanuts creator while CNN will debut a documentary about late author Jackie Collins.
AceShowbiz -Actress Lupita Nyong’o is helping to celebrate the life and legacy of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz in a documentary special.
The “Black Panther” star will narrate “Who Are You, Charlie Brown?“, which will explore the origins of the famed comic strip characters and feature appearances from the animator’s widow, Jean Schulz, as well as stars like Drew Barrymore, Kevin Smith, Noah Schnapp, and Paul Feig, among others.
A new animated story about Charlie Brown’s quest for self-discovery will also be interwoven throughout the programme, reports Deadline.
The show, co-executive produced by Ron Howard and Brain Grazer, will debut on AppleTV+ on 25 June (21).
Also getting a documentary is Jackie Collins. The late author is to be the subject of a new CNN documentary.
“Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story” will debut on the news channel on 27 June (21).
Directed by Laurie Fairrie, the film takes its title from one of Collins’ 32 novels and features family photographs, home movies, and excerpts from the writer’s personal diaries.
“Fairrie follows Collins through her final days, including a determined return to London for a farewell to her beloved siblings, actress Joan and Bill, her sister-in-law, Hazel, and her close circle of business confidants,” a CNN statement reads. “During that London visit, most did not realize Collins was in her final days of breast cancer, and had secretly lived with the devastating disease for six years.”
“Along the way, Fairrie interweaves interviews with Collins’ cherished daughters, Tiffany, Tracy, and Rory, and dearest friends, to yield a sometimes surprisingly vulnerable portrait of a relatable and complex woman, behind the fan-craved chronicles of Hollywood scandals and sex.”
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