Director Chris Smith’s new documentary on the legendary pop duo Wham! is coming to Netflix…
The film’s official description reads,
In 1982, the best of friends and still teenagers — George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley as Wham! set out to conquer the world.
By June of 1986 they played their very last gig at Wembley Stadium having done exactly that. Now for the very first time, told in their own words, the amazing story of how in four years they dominated the charts around the world with timeless and classic pop songs.”
Wham!’s hits include Club Tropicana, Wake Me Up Before You Go Go, Freedom, I’m Your Man, and he song you’ve heard for the last 30+ years every holiday season, Last Christmas.”
George Michael died in 2016 of heart and liver disease at just 53. When Michael was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, they said in a announcement,
George Michael possessed extraordinary talent as a songwriter, vocalist, and producer.
Echoes can be heard in the impassioned vocals and personal lyrics of artists from Adele to Lady Gaga to Mary J. Blige.”
WHAM! premieres on Netflix July 5.
(Photos, Netflix; via The Advocate)