- Amazon allegedly bought Rihanna's documentary for $25 million
- The documentary is directed by Peter Berg who shot over 1 200 hours of footage to produce the programme
- All the good, bad and ugly bits of Rihanna's life were captured
The Barbadian singer, songwriter, fashion designer, actress and businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, has the knack of making more and more money.
Apparently, Amazon paid $25 million (around R358 900 000) for the rights to a Rihanna documentary,according to The Hollywood Reporter. Amazon has not officially made comment supporting this report.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the documentary is directed by Peter Berg and gives a peek insight into Rihanna’s life. It shows Rihanna’s growth in the business world from her as a pop star to her been the founder of brands such as Fenty Beauty and Savage Fenty.
With 1 200 hours of footage, the documentary features incomparable access into the singer’s life with behind-the-scenes parts of the star interacting with family and friends.
Rihanna has in the past teamed up with Amazon Prime Video in order to stream the premiere of her Savage X Fenty show, which was featured on 20 September. The show incorporated behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the show which the audience was able to enjoy. The video allowed customers to relive the one-of-a-kind event over and over again.
Many years ago, Peter Berg was asked about the documentary during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. He said that he was in the last stages of completion of a thousand hours of footage they worked with. He commented that after he had worked with Lone Survivor and Deepwater and Patriots Day, where he had men running around with guns to travel with Rihanna and be surrounded by girls, and this changed the pace totally and it was so much fun.
Even though it was a lot of fun, there was the incident of the truck driver that ploughed into a crowd of people, killing them. This horrific incident happened right outside the hotel they were staying in, in Nice, and Peter witnessed this unfortunate accident.
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