Brooke Shields examines her life, fame in doc ‘Pretty Baby’

PARK CITY, Utah – Brooke Shields reveals that she was the victim of a sexual assault in a new documentary about her life that premiered Friday afternoon at the Sundance…

Saga of last US slave ship finds life in ‘Descendant’ doc

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In the murky waters of an Alabama river, diver Kamau Sadiki said he had to pause before entering the last known slave ship to the United States,…

A doc from the Disney family takes aim at the Mouse House

NEW YORK – Abigail E. Disney has been critical of the company that bears her name before. But for the first time, Disney, the granddaughter of co-founder Roy O. Disney,…

‘Tiger King’ star Doc Antle set to be released on bond

Bond has been set for “Tiger King” star Bhagavan “Doc” Antle on charges he laundered more than half a million dollars, money federal prosecutors have said that he believed to…

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis doc and filmmaking return

CANNES – Most in the film industry thought Ethan Coen was done with making movies. Ethan did, too. But on Sunday, Coen will premiere his first documentary, “Jerry Lee Lewis:…

Mick Jagger, Questlove to team for James Brown doc series

NEW YORK – Mick Jagger and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson are teaming up to produce a four-part documentary series on soul legend James Brown for the A&E Network. “James Brown: Say…

Wallace grudgingly relives 2020 turmoil in new Netflix doc

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – “It wasn’t a hoax. It was real.” That’s what former FBI supervisory agent Stanley Ruffin tells viewers in “RACE: Bubba Wallace,” a Netflix docuseries that chronicles…

Janet Jackson doc, despite criticism, a hit for Lifetime

NEW YORK – Janet Jackson’s four-part documentary on Lifetime was the network’s most-watched non-fiction show since “Surviving R. Kelly” three years ago, and viewership is continuing to grow. The documentary…