VIDEO: Official Trailer: Showtime & Mass Appeal Announce Wu-Tang Docu-Series, 'Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men'
Showtime announced Friday that it has acquired the television rights to Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men, a four-part docuseries about the legendary hip-hop group.
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men features interviews with the group’s nine surviving members as well as never-before-seen archival footage and concert video.
Nas recently shared the exciting news with his social media following. "FINALLY. The day has come. We are proud to formally announce #OfMicsandMen, Our definitive Wu-Tang Documentary," he wrote. "It’s been an intense 18 months producing this project, and it’s almost time to share it with the world"
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@massappeal 🚨 Breaking 🚨 FINALLY. The day has come. We are proud to formally announce #OfMicsandMen, Our definitive Wu-Tang Documentary & partnership with @wutangclan @showtime & Endeavor Content 👐🏾 it’s been an intense 18 months producing this project, and it’s almost time to share it with the world 👐🏾 Later this month we will debut this film at @sundanceorg festival & are excited to announce more details about its Showtime premier in the coming weeks. C.R.E.A.M RISES TO THE TOP. Protect ya neck
The docu-series will tell the story of Wu-Tang Clan’s storied rise to the top of rap game and the long-lasting reign that followed it. Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men finds Sacha Jenkins — Fresh Dressed, Rapture, Burn Mottherf*cker, Burn! and more — taking over directorial duties, while Mass Appeal and Endeavor Content are credited as the companies behind its production.
“Wu-Tang Clan is a seminal group that deserves a seminal documentary,” said Vinnie Malhotra, EVP Nonfiction Programming at Showtime Networks. “Sacha Jenkins delivers just that, not only reminding us of their powerful history through vintage footage but also placing their impact in modern-day perspective that will be meaningful both to their diehard fans and music fans in general.”
The first two episodes of Of Mics and Men, directed by Mass Appeal Sacha Jenkins, will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 28th, with the docuseries scheduled to air on Showtime this spring. Stay tuned for more information about the four-part docu-series.