A new Beach Boys documentary is coming to Disney+

A new Beach Boys documentary is coming to Disney+

The release of a has been announced new documentary dedicated to the Beach Boys, which will be available next time May 24 on the Disney+ streaming platform.

Directed by Frank Marshall and Thom Zimny, the documentary simply titled “The Beach Boys” promises to chronicle the band's rise to fame through never seen before footagebeyond new interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, Bruce Johnston and others.

As reported in a press release picked up by US media, the project is “a celebration of the legendary band who revolutionized pop music and his iconic, harmonious sound, which personified the California dream, captivating fans for generations and generations to come.”

The documentary also will include interview with – among others – Lindsey Buckingham, Janelle Monae, Ryan Tedder and Don Was, as well as testimonies from Carl and Dennis Wilson, who passed away in 1988 and 1983 respectively.

In addition to the new documentary, the story of the Beach Boys is told in what was announced last year as “the only official book” about the band. Available starting from April 2nd, the volume traces the group's career through the words of Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson and Bruce Johnston. The book also includes contributions from numerous other artists who during their journey were influenced by the music of the Californian band, including Lindsey Buckingham, Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, Bob Dylan, Def Leppard, David Lee Roth, Graham Nash, Jimmy Page, Carly Simon, Pete Townshend, Thom Yorke and others.