Netflix to stream Michael Schumacher documentary later this year with never-before-seen archive material that will give ‘unique insights’ into his life… eight years on from skiing accident that left seven-time world champion with brain damage
- Michael Schumacher is regarded by many as the great driver of all time
- He won seven world titles during an F1 career that spanned two decades
- A tragic skiing accident in 2013 left the German severely brain damaged
Netflix has purchased the rights to air a brand new documentary into the life of Michael Schumacher.
Entitled ‘Schumacher’, the documentary into the Formula One icon, the first to have the support of his family, has promised to show ‘many facets of his multi-layered personality’.
It will be released on the streaming service on September 15.
Netflix has purchased the rights to air a new documentary into the life of Michael Schumacher
Schumacher is considered by many as the sport’s greatest ever having won seven championship titles.
But a skiing accident in 2013 left him brain damaged and the family have been incredibly private in discussing his condition or making public comments about him – until this documentary.
The documentary will include interviews with Schumacher’s family, including his wife Corinna, father Rolf and brother Ralf.
His two children, Gina and Mick, who is now in Formula One driving for Haas, is interviewed as well as motorsport figures such as Jean Todt, Bernie Ecclestone, Sebastian Vettel, Mika Häkkinen, Damon Hill, Flavio Briatore and David Coulthard.
Filmmakers, through the support of the family, will also be able to share never-before-seen archive material.
Schumacher is regarded by many as the best driver in the history of Formula One