Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx has teamed up with a production company to create an engaging documentary that delves into the remarkable life of the late R&B icon Luther Vandross.
According to an exclusive report by The Hollywood Reporter, Foxx will be collaborating with Colin Firth’s esteemed Raindog Films and his own entertainment company, Foxxhole Productions, to spearhead this exciting project. Accomplished filmmaker Dawn Porter has been appointed as the director, ensuring a captivating and insightful narrative. The involvement of Sony Music Entertainment’s Premium Content Division and Sony Music Publishing further adds to the project’s credibility and promise.
Foxx expressed his profound respect for Luther Vandross, hailing him as one of the greatest singers in the annals of music. In a heartfelt statement, he acknowledged the privilege of being part of the team that will bring this incredible story to a wide audience. The project aims to honor Vandross’ legacy and shed light on his artistic genius.
Porter, equally enthralled by the venture, confessed her admiration for Luther’s music and confessed to discovering the profound depths of his artistry during the documentary’s creation. She anticipates that viewers will be pleasantly surprised by the extensive achievements of Vandross throughout his tragically short life, making it an enthralling journey for all. The opportunity to share his authentic story is a source of immense joy for Porter.