The life of beloved actor Paul Walker is chronicled in the new documentary, I Am Paul Walker.
The film premieres on Saturday, August 11, and will be televised on the Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET/PT. If you don’t have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can watch the documentary live (or DVR it, or watch it on-demand) on your computer, phone or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:
Paramount is included in Philo’s main bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services. Not only that, but you can sign up for a free trial without having to enter any billing information. You’ll get two days for free right off the bat, then if you enter your billing information after that, you will get an additional five more days free. After signing up, you can watch the documentary live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Philo app.
Additionally, if you can’t watch live, Philo also allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which allows you to replay any show or event that has aired in the last three days.
Paramount is included in either the “Sling Orange” plus “Comedy Extra” bundle or the “Sling Blue” plus “Comedy Extra” bundle. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial of either, and you can then watch the documentary live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, you can get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage as an additional add-on.
“If you loved him the way we did, you would say ‘well why him and not us?'” says Tyrese Gibson, Walker’s co-star in the Fast and the Furious franchise, in the trailer for I Am Paul Walker.
Walker’s far-too-early death in 2013 was a tragic event that left the entertainment business and his droves of fans heartbroken, and it’s pretty clear that this documentary is going to be packed with emotion.
Here’s a snippet of the official synopsis per the press release:
“I Am Paul Walker” explores the life and career of the enormously popular actor who won over audiences the world over. The documentary features exclusive family footage and interviews with Walker’s closest network of family and friends, including Fast and Furious franchise costar Tyrese Gibson and director Rob Cohen, Running Scared director Wayne Kramer, both of Walker’s parents, his brothers Cody and Caleb and his sister Ashlie. The film provides an intimate journey through Walker’s childhood on the beaches of sunny California and his rise to action movie superstardom. The documentary also explores Walker’s prolific film career and showcases a side of Walker few knew – from his passion for the world’s oceans and marine life to helping rebuild Haiti after the devastating earthquake and subsequently establishing his disaster relief NGO, Reach Out Worldwide.
The film was directed by Adrian Buitenhuis (I Am Sam Kinison, I Am Heath Ledger) and produced by Derik Murray (Facing Ali, Johnny Cash: American Rebel). Executive producers include Murray, Paul Gertz, Kent Wingerak, Caleb Walker and Adam Consolo.
It’s unclear exactly how long the run time for the documentary is, but Paramount’s time slot is from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
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