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Netflix enlists Morgan Neville for “Chelsea Does”

Netflix's forthcoming four-part docuseries Chelsea Does, starring American comedian Chelsea Handler (pictured, left), has enlisted Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville (right) as executive producer.
July 29, 2015

Netflix’s forthcoming four-part docuseries Chelsea Does, starring American comedian Chelsea Handler (pictured, left), has enlisted Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville (right) as executive producer.

The previously announced series for the VoD service sees Handler diving into a variety of topics, including marriage, traveling to Alabama to confront racism, the tech industry of Silicon Valley, and journeying to Peru to consume the psychoactive beverage ayahuasca, made from a South American vine.

The series is directed by Oscar-nominated Eddie Schmidt, and exec produced by 20 Feet from Stardom director Neville and Handler.

The online streaming service will also debut Neville’s latest documentary Keith Richards: Under the Influence, chronicling Keith Richards’ musical influences, on September 18.

Chelsea Does will launch across Netflix, and will be available globally upon release in all territories where Netflix is available.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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