Elon Musk to be the subject of a new documentary directed by filmmaker Alex Gibneyas revealed by the The Hollywood Reporter on Monday (6). The production, which still does not have a premiere date, promises to bring a “definitive and unadorned examination” of the technology mogul.
Entitled Musk, the film has been in development for a few months. The director, Oscar winner for the documentary A Taxi to Darknessfrom 2007, said that the project will make an in-depth analysis of the CEO of Twitter, Tesla and SpaceX, addressing the impacts caused by him on the world market.
It should be noted that Gibney has experience portraying great tech industry leaders and is known for not being afraid to tackle controversial subjects. In one of his works, Steve Jobs – The Man and the Machinethe Apple co-founder had his life and legacy examined.
Alex Gibney’s documentaries often deal with controversial topics.Source: Wikimedia Commons
You Gibney’s documentaries they have dealt with Scientology, WikiLeaks, the Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the Enron case, one of the biggest corporate scandals in the history of the United States. Former businesswoman Elizabeth Holmes, founder of startup Theranos and convicted of fraud, was also targeted by the award-winning producer.
Billionaire appeared in other productions
O documentary Musk it will not be the billionaire’s debut in TV and film productions. Launched last year, Elon Musk’s Crash Course focuses on the executive’s efforts to hide deaths related to accidents caused by Tesla’s Autopilot system.
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His meteoric rise and plans to colonize Mars are shown in Elon Musk: the real Iron Mana 2018 documentary. In other types of productions, the businessman made small appearances in the ninth season of the series The Big Bang Theory and in the long Iron man 2.