A new documentary about the late Ol' Dirty Bastard is in the works.
The working title of the film about the Wu-Tang Clan rapper, which is still in early production, is Biography: Ol' Dirty Bastard. It will be co-directed by Sam and Jason Pollard.
A press release notes that the two-hour film will focus on the rapper's solo career, as well as his upbringing and musical legacy. A+E Networks has the worldwide distribution rights for the film, which is being jointly produced by Pulse Films, Four Screens and the Ol' Dirty Bastard Estate.
It will include never-seen-before personal archive footage of the rapper, which is being provided by Icelene Jones, ODB's widow and the sole executor of his estate.
"I am thrilled to tell the full story of my husband," Jones said in a statement. "With this documentary the world will learn about the son, the husband, the father, and the artist. I'm proud of the team that we built, including Pulse, my producing partners Nicole Beckett and Messiah Jacobs at Four Screens, and our directing team, the Pollards."
No official date for the documentary's airing has yet been confirmed.
In February, it was revealed that Jones was suing Wu-Tang Productions for years of alleged unpaid royalties.