Prince Documentary Reportedly Coming Out In 2017

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

A biopic about the early days of iconic pop singer Prince is in the works and scheduled to come out around the anniversary of his death next April, Screen Daily reports.

The film, “Prince: R U Listening?” is expected to feature interviews with stars like Bono, Mick Jagger, Lenny Kravitz and Billy Idol; former band members like guitarist Dez Dickerson and bassist Andre Cymone; and close friends like Sheila E., according to Screen Daily.¬†(RELATED:¬†Prince’s Home To Be Open For Tours This Fall)

Prince (Photo: Reuters)

Prince (Photo: Reuters)

It is said to be directed by producer Michael Kirk, who is known for his award winning “Frontline” documentaries. (RELATED: Prince Died From Opioid Overdose, Law Enforcement Reveals)

A four-day celebration of the singer is also scheduled in April 2017 at his estate-turned-museum, Paisley Park, in Minnesota. Part of the Celebration 2017 event will reportedly include tours of the iconic singer’s home and performances from Revolution, Morris Day, The Time and New Power Generation, according to another report.

Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park home on April 21. An autopsy later revealed the cause of death as an “accidental” opioid overdose.

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter


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