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Apple TV+ reportedly buys Billie Eilish documentary for $25 million

The film, shot by director R.J. Cutler, is due to debut in 2020.

December 05, 2019
Apple TV+ reportedly buys Billie Eilish documentary for $25 million Bryan Steffy/Getty

Billie Eilish will be the focus of a new Apple TV+ documentary next year, Deadline reports. The film, which is reported to have already wrapped shooting, will debut on the streaming service in 2020 and offers fans a behind-the-scenes look at the teen pop star's life and musical career.

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The Hollywood Reporter suggests that the documentary cost up to $2 million and that Apple paid $25 million for the rights to it. Direcor R.J. Cutler helmed the project. He has previously made documentary films including The War Room and The September Issue on Vogue’s Anna Wintour.

Eilish will perform at the first ever Apple Music Awards on Thursday night (December 5) where she will pick up Apple Music’s Artist of the Year. Her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, is nominated for Album of the Year at the 2020 Grammys. Eilish's new song "Everything I Wanted" dropped last month.

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Apple TV+ reportedly buys Billie Eilish documentary for $25 million