Showtime Is Producing a Rick Rubin Documentary

An account of the legend’s “creative process.”

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Rick Rubin is set to be the focus of a new Showtime-produced documentary under the working title Shangri-La. Directed by Won’t You Be My Neighbor‘s Morgan Neville, the docuseries will account the acclaimed producer’s “creative process, giving viewers a taste of what it’s like to be produced by the music world’s most singular voice.”

Although the project isn’t complete, a “work-in-progress” version of the documentary is slated to debut at SXSW in March. The Def Jam co-founder began his career in the ’80s, propelling major figures in hip-hop such as Public Enemy and Run-D.M.C. Ever since, Rubin’s production skills have transcended genres, spanning from artists like Kanye West to Johnny Cash.

Are you excited about the new docuseries? Share your thoughts below, then check out the trailer for Netflix’s new Fyre Festival documentary.

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