Oscar winning director, Alex Gibney, is making the “definitive and unvarnished examination of multi-billionaire tech entrepreneur and CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter” Elon Musk.
Gibney, whose credits include Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Taxi to the Dark Side and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room said that he had “been working on this film, off and on, for some time and am hugely excited about it.”
The feature has a working title of Musk.
Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions is producing the film with Closer Media, Anonymous Content, and Double Agent, which is also financing the film.
“Now is the moment for a rigorous portrait of Elon Musk, who is undeniably one of the most influential figures of our time. Closer Media is thrilled to join forces with Alex Gibney, Anonymous Content, and Double Agent to take on the challenge of examining Musk and his impact on the world,” said Closer Media founder Zhang Xin.
For Jigsaw, Gibney and Jessie Deeter produce and Stacey Offman and Richard Perello will executive produce. For Closer Media, Joey Marra and Xin wil are producers with William Horberg executive producer. Anonymous Content’s Nick Shumaker and Jessica Grimshaw are also producers with Dawn Olmstead and David Levine on board as execs. Dana O’Keefe produces for Double Agent with exec producers Teddy Schwarzman, Michael Heimler, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer.
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