Disney has announced that it will be releasing “The Jewel Thief” on Disney+ in Canada on Friday 1st September 2023. The documentary tells the unbelievable firsthand 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.
Check out the trailer below:
The documentary is executive produced by Rick Brookwell and Ben Schwartz with producers Josh Braun, Ben Braun, Dan Braun and Landon Van Soest. It has been directed by Landon Van Soest.
The documentary had previously been announced to be released on Disney+ at the same time as it was going to be released on Hulu in the US, but was delayed.
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