The duo will be featured in a new docuseries that depicts McCartney’s success in the Beatles all the way up to his present-day solo work. This week, fans were given an exclusive sneak peek of what they can expect from the upcoming series.
There’s no doubt that Paul McCartney has had one of the most successful careers in music history. Following his ride with the Beatles and the release of over a dozen studio albums, McCartney went on to create a successful path with his solo music.
It’s been over 60 years since the Beatles first formed and McCartney is still going strong. On Friday, Dec. 18, McCartney is releasing his 18th solo album McCartney III. Prior to the LP’s debut this week, the legendary musician is giving fans a glimpse of a special upcoming project.
McCartney recently teamed up with producer Rick Rubin for a special six-episode docuseries all about his life. On Wednesday, Dec. 16, viewers finally got their first taste of the upcoming documentary with a nostalgic new trailer.
The trailer includes footage of McCartney during his time in the Beatles as well as early footage with his children. McCartney can also be seen discussing some of his biggest hits such as “Come Together” and “Live and Let Die” with Rubin in front of a soundboard. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project doesn’t have a home yet. However, Endeavor Content is financing the docuseries and taking the project to potential buyers.
Along with rare footage and tell-all interviews, the McCartney documentary will also feature master tapes from various Beatles recordings. This project will mark the first time some of these masters have ever left Abbey Road Studios, proving that this docuseries will include moments and stories never heard before.
Rick Rubin has worked with a number of artists throughout the years. In fact, some of his producing credits include Linkin Park‘s Minutes To Midnight, Beastie Boys‘ Licensed to Ill and Tom Petty‘s Wildflowers. He has also gone on to win several Grammys for his work on Adele‘s 21 and Johnny Cash‘s Unchained.
Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin’s new documentary series doesn’t have a release date yet. However, the official trailer for the project is available to stream below.
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