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What happened to Anthony Bourdain? Netflix’s Roadrunner explores life of celebrity chef
Netflix today (July 15).The programme chronicles the life of culinary icon Anthony Bourdain and explores his larger-than-life personality and adventurous spirit.The documentary was created by Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville and features archival footage as well as interviews with Bourdain's family and friends.Anthony Bourdain was an author, celebrity chef and travel documentarian.The big break in his career came in 2000 when 43-year-old Anthony published The Kitchen Confidential, the book became a bestseller and catapulted his culinary career.He went on to have a successful TV career too, with highly-popular programmes including No Reservations and Parts Unknown.But Bourdain's life tragically came to a sudden end in 2018, here's what happened to the world-renowned chef.Anthony Bourdain tragically died by suicide on June 8 2018, he was 61 at the time of his death and left behind an 11-year-old daughter.Bourdain was in France filming an episode of his hit show Parts Unknown alongside fellow chef Éric Ripert.Ripert found him unresponsive in his hotel room at the Le Chambard Hotel in Kaysersberg-Vignoble but it was sadly too late to save him and Bourdain was pronounced dead at the scene.Bourdain had a troubled past, he battled with heroin addiction and opened up about his struggles in 2016, saying: "Drugs and addiction are two different things."All I can tell you is this: I got off of heroin in the 1980s. Friends of mine from the ’70s and ’80s, they just got off five, six, maybe 10 years ago.
Paul Simon - Morgan Neville - A24 Inks First-Look Deal With Malcolm Gladwell’s Pushkin Industries Podcast Company - variety.com - Britain - Alabama - Netherlands
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A24 Inks First-Look Deal With Malcolm Gladwell’s Pushkin Industries Podcast Company
Todd Spangler NY Digital EditorA24, the indie studio behind TV shows and movies like “Euphoria,” “Minari,” “Moonlight” and “Lady Bird,” signed a first-look deal with Pushkin Industries, Malcolm Gladwell and Jacob Weisberg’s audio production company.Under the new deal, A24 has the right of first refusal to develop film and TV projects based on Pushkin’s intellectual property. The companies are already in development on “a few” projects including a documentary series based on Gladwell’s “The Bomber Mafia,” to be directed by filmmaker Morgan Neville.Pushkin Industries CEO Weisberg and president Gladwell will executive produce projects developed through the A24 pact.Pushkin Industries, founded in 2018, has produced several podcasts that have broken into the top 10 on Apple’s Top Podcasts chart, including Gladwell’s “Revisionist History,” as well as “Against the Rules,” “The Happiness Lab,” “Broken Record,” “Cautionary Tales,” “The Last Archive,” “Deep Cover,” “Lost Hills” and “A Slight Change of Plans.” Pushkin’s audiobooks include Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Netanyahus” by Joshua Cohen and Gladwell’s “Miracle and Wonder: Conversations with Paul Simon.” In “The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War,” Gladwell uses original interviews and archival footage tell the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard.In the years leading up to World War II, most military strategists saw the airplane as an afterthought.
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