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Showtime has acquired the North American rights to “Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men,” Sacha Jenkins’s documentary series on rap group Wu-Tang Clan.
The four-part series, which will debut the first two episodes during the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 28, will air on Showtime this spring.
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“The Wu-Tang Clan is a seminal group that deserves a seminal documentary,” said Vinnie Malhotra, executive vice president, nonfiction programming, Showtime Networks Inc. “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. I’m excited to be returning to Sundance with Sacha years after his directorial debut with what I believe to be his best work yet.”
“Of Mics and Men” is tied to the 25th anniversary of Wu-Tang’s debut album, “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).” The series looks back on their career, combining intimate and reflective interviews from each of the nine living members with never-before-seen archival footage and performances.
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