George Michael Freedom Uncut release date, cast, trailer: All about Wham singer's final movie

FANS were left shocked and stunned when news broke that George Michael had suddenly passed away.

Now the life and death of one of Britain's greatest ever pop stars is being shown in new a documentary called George Michael Freedom Uncut.

When is the George Michael out?

The documentary aims to shine a light on George’s final years, leading up to his death on Christmas Day 2016.

The film is set for release in cinemas on June 22, 2022 – three days before what would have been his 59th birthday.

Marc Allenby, CEO of Trafalgar Releasing, said: “We are proud to be bringing George Michael’s final work to the big screen in this global cinema event.

“As an artist whose music continues to resonate across generations, this event will be a fitting tribute to George’s life and career, giving fans the opportunity to celebrate communally in cinemas worldwide.”

Who will appear in the documentary?

The feature-length production is set to include appearances from his famous friends, including singers Sir Elton John and Liam Gallagher, comic Ricky Gervais and supermodel Naomi Campbell.

A number of unheard songs and duets from his personal archives will also be included.

Unlike after the passing of Michael Jackson, George’s estate decided not to release any new music after his death.

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Is there a trailer for George Michael Freedom Uncut?

Fans are on the edge of their seat for a taster of this new documentary.

Sadly, at the moment there is no trailer for this film.

But as soon as there is, you will be able to watch it right here.

What happened to George Michael?

George was found dead in bed in his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day 2016 by his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz.

The celebrity hairstylist said: “We were supposed to be going for Christmas lunch. I went round there to wake him up and he was just gone, lying peacefully in bed.

“We don’t know what happened yet. Everything had been very complicated recently, but George was looking forward to Christmas, and so was I.”

The cause of death was confirmed on March 7, 2017 by Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire.

George died of natural causes and had a dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.

During his life, George picked up five Brits and two Grammy Awards for his music.

He started out in 1982 alongside Andrew Ridgeley in Wham! Despite only releasing two albums, Fantastic and Make it Big, the duo enjoyed international fame.

Mega-hits Club Tropicana, Wake Me Up Before You Go Go and Last Christmas turned George into a household name before the pair split in 1986.

He had already enjoyed solo success with his debut single Careless Whisper, which topped the charts in more than 20 countries in 1984.

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