GLEN CAMPBELL…I’LL BE ME, will give movie-goers an intimate look at the life and musical legacy of Country music icon Glen Campbell and his family. Directed by James Keach (Walk The Line) and produced by Trevor Albert (Groundhog Day), the film shows the three-year period after Glen’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease.
Landing the first interview with Glen and his family in advance of the documentary premiere, NBC Nightly News will air the special segment tomorrow (10/7) while TODAY will feature another portion of the interview on Wednesday (10/8). The piece was filmed in Nashville with NBC News correspondent Cynthia McFadden with Jake Whitman serving as producer of the package.
Additionally, a music video for Glen’s final recording, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” will first appear on NBCNews.com today
The Hollywood Reporter’s film critic Scott Feinberg recently said this of Oscar documentary contenders: “I’m not sure any can match James Keach’s Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, a gut-punching look at what Alzheimer’s Disease has done to the titular music legend — and the remarkable way in which the 78-year-old and his loved ones have conducted their lives since his diagnosis in 2011.”
The GLEN CAMPBELL…I’LL BE ME SOUNDTRACK EP fro Big Machine Records is now available at all digital music retailers. The five-song set includes Glen’s final recording, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” a cover of “Gentle On My Mind” by The Band Perry, an original song and performance by daughter Ashley Campbell and two LIVE performances from his final tour stop at the Ryman Auditorium.
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