Monday, May 5, 2014

'BB King: The Life of Riley' to Get Theater, DVD Release

A new documentary called 'BB King: The Life of Riley' is set to be released in select US theaters on May 21st, with a DVD, Blu-Ray and digital release for June 17.

The film, directed by Jon Brewer and narrated by God Morgan Freeman, will cover the rich and long-lasting musical history of Riley 'B.B.' King from his childhood, to his career beginning until now, where at 88 years old remains one of the only original bluesmen from back in the day. It features interviews by BB King himself, as well as Bono, Eric Clapton, Bruce Willis, Ringo Starr  and others, including appearances by Keith Richards, Mick Jagger And President Obama.

The soundtrack will be released as well, featuring selected works spanning his entire career.

Here's the trailer for the film:

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