Expanded Version of Documentary "Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge" Coming to iTunes

via Press Release

The new 6-part series of Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge is now available on iTunes in North America and the UK and will release on other major VOD platforms, including Amazon, Vudu, Googleplay and Xbox on Tuesday, March 27, courtesy of Kew Media.

Rolling Stone: Stories From The Edge chronicles the last 50 years of American music, politics and popular culture through the story of the magazine that understood rock 'n' roll was more than music - it was a cultural force that re-shaped America. Drawing on previously unheard recordings provided by some of Rolling Stone's greatest writers, as well as original interviews, rare photos and footage, the series is an inside look at how Rolling Stone helped shape the zeitgeist and has endured for a half-century.

Rolling Stone: Stories From The Edge is narrated by Jeff Daniels and directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney (HBO's Taxi to the Dark Side and Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief) and Emmy-winner Blair Foster (HBO's George Harrison: Living in the Material World), featuring an original interview with Bruce Springsteen and rare archival interviews with John Lennon, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Britney Spears, David Bowie and many more, and features Johnny Depp as the voice of Hunter S. Thompson.<

Rolling Stone: Stories From The Edge showcases the groundbreaking work of its writers, spotlighting Rolling Stone's impact on society.

The series goes behind the scenes of key stories that shaped America, including: the 1972 presidential election as covered by Hunter Thompson, progenitor of "gonzo journalism"; the revealing inside account of the kidnapping of Patty Hearst; the unique relationship between John Lennon and the magazine from 1967 to 1980, including Annie Leibovitz's final photo of Lennon for the magazine, taken right before his death; the Ice-T "Cop Killer" song controversy; and the retracted story about a rape on the campus of the University of Virginia.

Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge revisits such pivotal articles as: Michael Hastings' piece that brought down Gen. Stanley McChrystal, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan; Lawrence Wright's intriguing insight into the rise and fall of televangelist Jimmy Swaggart; and Jann Wenner's poignant day-after-the-election interview with Barack Obama in 2016.

The new six-episode series will showcase brand new scenes, including a stunning scene dedicated to Cameron Crowe's cover interview with the late David Bowie, featuring musical performances, interview footage and Cameron Crowe reflecting back on this powerful interview.

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