Ting Poo is following up “Val,” her acclaimed 2021 documentary about actor Val Kilmer, with a portrait of one other industry vet. She’s helming a doc about five-time Grammy winner Christina Aguilera that’s being produced by Time Studios and Roc Nation. A press release announced the news.
The doc guarantees to supply viewers “unprecedented access to Christina’s life story” and “open up her personal archive for a wildly creative look into the past and present, from her early days as a pre-teen Disney star to her current recognition as a world icon with one in every of music’s most celebrated voices,” per its synopsis. Diving into each her personal and skilled life, the doc features “never-before-seen footage and exclusive behind-closed-door moments” highlighting the “artist, mother, and entertainer as she reflects on her multi-decade profession fighting for creative freedom and gender equality.”
An alumna of the Micky Mouse Club, Aguilera rose to stardom together with her chart-topping 1999 single “Genie in a Bottle.” “What a Girl Wants,” “Dirrty,” and “Fighter” are amongst her many hits. She’s sold greater than 75 million records worldwide. The “Burlesque” actress’ most up-to-date album, “Aguilera,” was released this yr.
“Christina Aguilera is some of the iconic artists of our time, whose music has inspired tens of millions of individuals all over the world. I’m truly honored to inform the story of the person behind the music because I do know it would equally encourage,” said Poo.
“Val” won a Critics’ Selection Documentary Award for Best Historical or Biographical Documentary. Poo co-directed the film with Leo Scott.