Mac Miller Documentary Put On Hold
The forthcoming documentary on Mac Miller has been put on hold. According to Rap-Up, filmmaker and Jet Life Creative Director CJ Wallis announced on Monday (June 3rd) that he and his production company, Margrette Bird Pictures, were in the beginning stages of developing a documentary about Miller. In a since-deleted tweet, Wallis wrote, "So, over the next year I’m going to start collecting interviews & content to make the definitive @MacMiller documentary for his family, friends & fans."
It appears that the announcement may have been premature. Wallis revealed that after news surfaced of the documentary, the late rapper’s family and management contacted him asking that the project be put on hold.
He tweeted, "We tweeted our intentions to begin developing a doc on Mac over the next year. At the same time, we reached out to all those closest to him to begin the process of making it official. We heard back from @christianclancy & The Estate who said the family has requested we hold off on the project at this time. We immediately compiled as the last thing we'd want is to negatively impact anyone involved, quite the opposite. We felt comfortable announcing our intentions in advance of receiving permission because they were just that - intentions. The concept was peers telling their one favorite Mac story & cutting them together as a motivational & positive picture. Not a life story. The outpouring of support for the doc and that it was us trying to make one was humbling, and in time perhaps we will get to see it through. For now, we have hours of incredible music and thats always been more than enough. Respect/Love....#ripmac"