LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — On the heels of Queen and Adam Lambert’s opening performance at the Oscars on Sunday, broadcaster ABC announced plans to air a documentary about the band and their new frontman Adam Lambert.
Produced by Jim Beach and acclaimed writer and filmmaker Simon Lupton, “The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story” will air on Monday, April 29th on The ABC Television Network, prior to Queen and Lambert’s already sold-out July/August 2019 U.S. Rhapsody tour.
The doc will feature concert footage and provide a look at the band members offstage as well. The documentary chronicles Queen and Lambert’s interconnection since they first shared a stage together during Lambert’s run on “American Idol” in 2009.
The doc includes -new interviews with Lambert, his parents Leila and Eber, and Queen founding members Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell, Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins, and Rami Malek, who won the Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
“The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story” is produced by Simon Lupton and Jim Beach for Miracle Productions, and Matt Lombardi is executive producer for Lincoln Square Productions.