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HBO will exclusively present “The Defiant Ones”, a four-part documentary revolving around Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine and their inside world of success. The documentary is set to air next year and has already been describes as “an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture.”
The film will be directed by the famous Allen Hughes and will focus on Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s individual careers, as well as their triumphant partnership, including their work at Aftermath and at Beats Electronics, which they sold to Apple for $3billion. Being shot over the course of 3 years, the documentary will give watchers access to footage from their archives that has never been revealed before.Besides interviews with the two music gurus, there will be other special appearances, as well, such as Nas, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Gwen Stefani and some others.
HBO’s president of programming, Casey Bloys, is very confident about the project. “‘The Defiant Ones’ has everything you expect in a great story — drama and humor, tragedy and triumph. Allen Hughes takes you on a journey through some of the most important flash points of popular culture, and I’m delighted that we can bring this unforgettable saga to our viewers,” he said.