Source: Business Insider
HBO has produced three documentaries about Muhammad Ali over the years and all three won Peabody Awards.
Director Antoine Fuqua was well aware of this storied history, but pushed away all the reasons why another Ali doc shouldn’t be made because of one reason: None of those docs were narrated by Ali himself.
“It’s hard to find documentaries where people are telling their own story,” Fuqua told Business Insider. “It’s always a lot of talking heads and everyone else telling stories. But to do a documentary and clearly do it in his voice, it seemed it would be a hard job to find that material to have Ali telling us a story, but everybody was on board.”
“What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali” is available now on HBO.
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