PARAMOUNT NETWORK TO PREMIERE A NEW DOCUMENTARY ON PAUL WALKER THIS SUMMER
New York, New York, February 27, 2018 - Paramount Network has joined forces with Network Entertainment and award-winning filmmaker Derik Murray for a never-before-seen comprehensive look at the life and tragic death of popular actor Paul Walker.
"I Am Paul Walker" will feature interviews with some of Paul's most cherished cast-mates and friends who knew him best. The film will explore Walker's prolific film career and showcase a side of Paul few knew - from his passion for the world's oceans and marine life to helping rebuild Haiti after the devastating earthquake. More details and cast list to be announced in the coming months.
The film is the latest from Network Entertainment's Derik Murray, who has previously brought to the screen the lives of such iconic figures as JFK Jr, Muhammad Ali, Heath Ledger, Bruce Lee, and more. "I Am MLK Jr." will debut on Paramount Network on April 2.
Murray will once again team up with Adrian Buitenhuis who will serve as Director. Paramount Network's Jon Slusser and Jaimee Kosanke also serve as Executive Producers.
About Paramount Network:
Paramount Network is a premium entertainment destination that pushes the limits of story-telling with bold original scripted and non-scripted series. Inspired by over a century of cinema, Paramount Network is where today's brightest stars bring the experience of the big screen to every screen with stories that are immersive, inclusive, and deeply personal. For more information, visit www.ParamountNetwork.com.
About Network Entertainment
Network Entertainment Inc., founded and headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is an established television and film production company with an international reputation for producing superior quality work. The principal business of the company is the development, financing, production, marketing and distribution of documentaries and docu-series.
The company works with broadcasters throughout North America including ABC, AHC, Discovery, ESPN, ESPN Classic, CBC, CMT, CTV, History Channel, National Geographic, Spike and TSN. The company's work has been recognized by the Academy Awards, the Los Angeles Film Festival, Washington D.C. Silver Docs, Seattle International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Hawaii International Film Festival, Houston International Film Festival, The Gemini's, Vancouver International Film Festival, Banff Television Festival, and the International Film and Television Festival of New York.