February 28, 2024

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Sidney Poitier documentary within the works at Apple with Oprah Winfrey as govt manufacturer 

By means of PTI

LOS ANGELES: Apple Studios is in the course of filming a documentary on Hollywood icon Sidney Poitier, who gave up the ghost on January 6 on the age of 94 at his house in Beverly Hills.

In keeping with Time limit, media tycoon Oprah Winfrey is hooked up to the venture as govt manufacturer.

Reginald Hudlin will direct the movie at the Oscar-winning actor.

The documentary were underneath wraps and in manufacturing for greater than a 12 months.

Described as an in-depth glance into the lifetime of Poitier, the primary Black guy to win an Academy Award for best possible actor for the 1963 movie “Lilies of the Box”.

The movie, an Apple Authentic Movies unencumber, additionally comprises the participation of his circle of relatives.

Winfrey will produce thru her Harpo Productions and Community Leisure.

Poitier is credited for serving to open doorways for different minority performers following his starring turns in Hollywood classics similar to “Within the Warmth of the Night time”, “Wager Who is Coming to Dinner?” and “To Sir With Love”.