M.I.A. Documentary Back In Action

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/ November 8, 2013

After the creative process for M.I.A.’s documentary hit a few hurdles this year including family drama and its director Steve Loveridge reportedly quitting, the project is officially back on.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the life and times of M.I.A. will still be directed by Loveridge (who met the artist at St. Martins Art College in her native London) and will now be co-produced by U.K. based non-profit documentary support organization BRITDOC and Yala Films.

The backers hail the Sri Lankan bombshell a “magnet for controversy from her arrival on the music scene in 2003.” The documentary will feature clips of candid and unseen interviews from the likes of M.I.A. supporters including Jimmy Iovine, Diplo and Kanye West, while capturing her hustle from a rebel in London to a high-flying artist, whose smash “Paper Planes” went viral in the States.

The good news comes after M.I.A.’s recent collaboration with Versace and the release of her new album Matangi. Catch the doc’s trailer, which leaked in July, below.

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