George Michael Documentary ‘Freedom’ to Air on Showtime

Film chronicling the late musician’s life and career will debut Sunday, Oct. 21

Showtime has acquired the George Michael documentary “Freedom” to premiere in the U.S. on Sunday, Oct. 21, the premium cable network announced on Monday.

Directed by Michael himself along with David Austin, “George Michael: Freedom” chronicles the making of the 1990 album “Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1” and the subsequent legal battle with his record label. Michael serves as narrator on the documentary, which he had been working on prior to his death last year.

The film features interviews with Michael’s famous friends, including Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Ricky Gervais, Nile Rogers, Mark Ronson, Tracey Emin, Liam Gallagher, Mary J. Blige, Jean Paul Gaultier, James Corden and Tony Bennett.

The supermodel stars of the “Freedom! ’90” video — Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Tatjana Patitz and Linda Evangelista — also reunite for the first time to discuss the project.

Watch the teaser below: