EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Freevee has picked up Icons Unearthed: Star Wars for the UK, the doc collection that options the primary tell-all on-camera interview with George Lucas’ former spouse Marcia Lucas.
The landmark collection aired over the summer time within the U.S. on Vice TV and has since been renewed for a second season, which can showcase The Simpsons.
Icons Unearthed takes a deep dive into the Star Wars universe and options the primary on-camera interview with the creator’s former spouse and the unique trilogy’s Oscar-winning editor.
Produced by the Nacelle Firm and directed by Brian Volk-Weiss (The Toys That Made Us), Icons Unearthed travels to all 50 U.S. states together with Tunisia, England, Canada and Italy, that includes interviews with others concerned with the collection together with Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Paul Hirsch, Phil Tippett, Rick Baker, Ken Ralston, John Dykstra, Howard Kazanjian, Julian Glover, Ian McDiarmid, Gus Lopez, and Tom Spina.
Present is govt produced by Volk-Weiss, Cisco Henson, Ian Roumain, Alyssa Michek and Ben Frost.
The acquisition is one thing of a coup for AVoD Amazon Freevee, previously IMDB TV, which is trying to set up itself within the worldwide market. Within the U.S., the streamer has ordered a model of hit Channel 4 comedy Friday Night time Dinner, which comes from former Late Present with David Letterman author Jon Beckerman.