On July 1, the Tupac Shakur episode of the BBC Studios’ docuseries A Life in 10 Pictures will stream on Crackle– and Shadow and Act has the first look.
The trailer for this episode begins with a young 17- year old Tupac Shakur introducing himself and the school he attends.
A renowned photographer explores the life of Tupac Shakur along with other influential people who were close to the legend. They explore Shakur’s duality of being a cultural icon and entertainer that tried to advance his community by taking a stand. Often he was seen as “reckless” due to his arrests. Shakur’s “boy next door” image in professional photos appeared to be the subject of criticism against his mug shots.
From private snaps to public photos, this episode explores Shakur in his complexity.
A Life in 10 Pictures is a six-part series that unlocks the stories of extraordinary lives, whose images are known around the world, with revealing insight from just ten pictures — from iconic shots to private snaps. Freddie Mercury’s episode is currently streaming on Crackle and in the coming months, new episodes will be added revealing the lives and secrets of screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, boxer Muhammad Ali, musician and activist John Lennon and singer Amy Winehouse, through a unique lens from those who know their stories best.
A Life in 10 Pictures rollout schedule is as follows:
- Freddie Mercury – Currently streaming
- Tupac Shakur – July 1
- Elizabeth Taylor – August 1
- Muhammad Ali – September 1
- John Lennon – October 1
- Amy Winehouse – November 1
Watch the sizzle below: