Lee’s ‘Jordan’ Doc
Spike Lee is all set to start shooting a feature-length documentary about Michael Jordan. Director informed a Cannes crowd that he desires to bring the basketball legend to the festival with the documentary next year.
The NBA is financing the documentary along with Lee’s 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks.
Jordan documentary plans to include extensive unseen footage shot by NBA cameras during the final two years in Jordan’s career, the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons. Lee and Jordan previously collaborated on a series of Nike TV commercials.
According to Variety Lee told the Cannes crowd, “Mike wants to come to Cannes, so hopefully we will be here next year.”