The Docuseries Follows the Moving Story Behind the Detroit Youth Choir (DYC) As They Prepare for the Performance of a Lifetime
From Disney Branded Television, Imagine Documentaries and Blumhouse Entertainment, “Choir” Debuts January 31 on Disney+
“Choir” is a six-part docuseries following the kids of the renowned Detroit Youth Choir (DYC) as they prepare for the performance of a lifetime. Through their eyes, we experience the highs and lows of life growing up in Detroit, navigating the challenges of balancing family, school, and athletics, all while pursuing their dreams of taking their talents to the next level and performing on one of the world’s biggest stages. Following their 2019 appearance on America’s Got Talent, it’s a pivotal time for the choir and its director, Anthony White, as he’s faced with the combined challenges of replacing several key members, keeping the choir relevant in Detroit, and finding the next big opportunity that will put them back in the national spotlight.
Directed by two-time Emmy-winning filmmaker Rudy Valdez, “Choir” is produced by Imagine Documentaries and Blumhouse Television. From Imagine Documentaries, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Justin Wilkes, Sara Bernstein and Ryan Miller serve as executive producers, and from Blumhouse Television, Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold, and Gretchen Palek serve as executive producers. Valdez also serves as an executive producer as well as Maniac Productions’ Michael Seitzman.
The Original docuseries from Disney Branded Television, Imagine Documentaries and Blumhouse Entertainment will premiere with all six episodes on January 31 on Disney+.
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About Disney Branded Television
Disney Branded Television encompasses the creative storytellers and production and content marketing teams responsible for Disney-branded television series, movies and other programming spanning live-action, animated and unscripted formats. The group fuels the Disney+ streaming platform and Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior linear networks with content geared toward kids, tweens, teens and families, with stories that are imaginative, aspirational and reflective of their world and experiences.
Blumhouse is a multimedia company regarded as the driving force in horror. The company has produced over 200 movies and television series with theatrical grosses of almost $6 billion in worldwide box office. In film, the company has produced iconic, genre, film franchises like Halloween, The Purge, and prolific films like the box-office juggernaut Five Nights at Freddy’s, M3GAN, Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman; Get Out from Jordan Peele, among several others. The television company operates in genre and provocative programming through acclaimed scripted and unscripted series and documentaries, such as the upcoming original series The Sticky, produced by Jamie Lee Curtis for Amazon; The Thing About Pam for NBC; Worst Roommate Ever for Netflix; The Jinx for HBO. The company also produces a slate of horror/thriller films for MGM+. In October 2023, Blumhouse was honored by Fast Company in its third annual Brands That Matter list.
About Imagine Entertainment
Imagine Entertainment, founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, is a multi-award-winning film and television production company with a remarkable track record of creating critically acclaimed and commercially successful content. With numerous hit projects to their credit, Imagine Entertainment has consistently redefined the boundaries of storytelling in the entertainment industry.
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