Three new documentaries have been announced to be coming soon to Hulu, “Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told,” “Queenmaker: The Making of An It Girl,” and “The Jewel Thief.”
Here are some details on the three new documentaries:
“Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told”
“Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told” “recounts the rise and fall of a small Atlanta HBCU picnic that exploded into an influential street party and spotlighted ATL as a major cultural stage. Can the magic of Freaknik be brought back 40 years later?
Executive producers include showrunner Geraldine L. Porras and director P Frank Williams, as well as Jermaine Dupri, Luther Campbell, Peter Bittenbender and Melissa Cooper for Mass Appeal, Eric Tomosunas for Swirl Films, Terry Ross and Alex Avant. Nikki Byles and Jay Allen are producers.
“Queenmaker: The Making of an It Girl”
“Queenmaker: The Making of an It Girl” reveals the story behind the now-defunct “Park Avenue Peerage” blog. In the height of heiress-era NYC, an anonymous blogger infiltrated Manhattan’s elite, bringing socialite celebrity to new heights,” according to the doc’s logline. “When the website’s creator was unmasked, the mastermind was not who anybody expected.
Scott Kaplan is executive producing alongside CoverStory partner Emmet McDermott as producer. Zackary Drucker is directing this film.
“The Jewel Thief”
“The Jewel Thief” will give the unbelievable first-hand account of Gerald Blanchard, one of the most creative, calculating and accomplished criminal masterminds in modern history. Two unlikely Winnipeg detectives track Blanchard across the globe as he perpetrates a series of increasingly elaborate heists in a quest for fame and notoriety through a life of crime.
The documentary is being made by A Submarine Deluxe Production in association with Transient Pictures with Landon Van Soest directing the project. Executive producers include Rick Brookwell and Ben Schwartz. Josh Braun, Ben Braun, Dan Braun and Van Soest are producers.
These new documentaries continue Hulu’s push into documentaries, which have included “Captive Audience,” “Victoria Secret: Angels and Demons,” “God Forbid: The Sex Scandal That Brought Down a Dynasty”, and “Stolen Youth: Inside the Cult at Sarah Lawrence”. Many of these documentaries were also released internationally as Star Originals on Disney+, but currently it’s unknown if these three new documentaries will also be released on Disney+ outside the US.
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Source – Variety