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David Beckham’s New Docuseries: Everything You Need to Know!
David Beckham, the legendary soccer player, is set to make his debut on Netflix with a brand new docuseries titled “Beckham”. The show is expected to offer a deep dive into the life of the English football star, covering his career highlights and personal moments that shaped him as a player and a public figure. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of David Beckham or simply curious about his inspiring story, this docuseries promises to be a must-watch. Stay tuned for more updates on the release date and other exciting details.
Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker
The highly anticipated documentary series “Beckham” is being created by renowned filmmaker Fisher Stevens, who won an Academy Award for his work. Stevens is not only directing but also producing the series, which is sure to be a masterpiece. He has previously directed critically acclaimed documentaries such as “Crazy Love” and “Before the Flood,” and has also made notable appearances in popular TV shows like “The Blacklist,” “Succession,” and “The Good Fight.”
In addition to Stevens, the show has a team of talented producers including Emmy Award-winner John Battsek, Nicola Howson, and Billie Shepherd. David Gardner and Gary Neville are the executive producers of the series, which is set to take audiences on a captivating journey. With such a talented team behind it, “Beckham” is sure to be a must-watch for documentary lovers and fans of David Beckham alike.
David Beckham’s much-awaited series is all set to premiere on Netflix on Wednesday, October 4, 2023. The complete series will be available for streaming on this date, starting at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time and 3:00 a.m. Eastern Time. However, if you’re in the Central time zone, the premiere time for you would be 2:00 a.m. Central Time. So, mark your calendars and get ready to witness the fascinating journey of one of the greatest football players of all time.
Number of Episodes
The docuseries is composed of a total of four episodes, each of which has a runtime of 60 minutes. Thus, the complete season has a total runtime of approximately 4 hours. This means that if you have the time and inclination, you can easily watch the entire series in one sitting without any interruptions.
Is It a Limited Series?
It’s worth noting that the Netflix series “Beckham” is a limited series, which typically means that it is intended to be a one-time production. As with many docuseries on the platform, “Beckham” is not likely to have a second season. While some viewers might be disappointed by this news, it’s important to remember that a limited series can tell a complete and compelling story in just a few episodes. In fact, many acclaimed docuseries, such as “Making a Murderer” and “Wild Wild Country,” have been limited series. So, while we won’t be seeing more of “Beckham,” we can appreciate the story it told in its brief run.
The docuseries will feature interviews with Beckham himself, his wife Victoria Beckham, his family, friends, and some of his football teammates.
Here’s the cast list:
Sir Alex Ferguson
Mel C (aka Sporty Spice)
The documentary chronicles the life and career of global football star, David Beckham.
Here’s the official synopsis via Netflix Media Center:
BECKHAM, a four-part documentary series, tells the inside story of a global football star and cultural icon. David Beckham is one of the most known names on the planet, yet few people know who he really is. From his humble working-class beginnings in east London, his drive and determination to win, and the battle to find balance between ambition, love and family, David’s story is one of immense ups and downs. The series takes you on that rollercoaster and builds a surprising, personal and definitive story of one of the most recognisable and scrutinised athletes of all time.