Prague, Oct 13 (CTK) – A full-length docudrama about legendary Czech ice-hockey forward Jaromir Jagr, 44, will be shot, the Blesk tabloid has reported, referring to the film producers.
The film will be entitled 68 after the number Jagr has worn on his hockey jersey during his whole career, Blesk reported on Wednesday.
The premiere is scheduled for the autumn of 2017, on the occasion of the 100-year-anniversary of the NHL.
“We have humbly accepted Mr Jagr’s consent to our film, depicting his honest and unique path to the world’s top,” producer Jiri Jurtin said.
“The film will be accompanied by attractive archive shots, new original reports from the places where Jagr played, as well as interviews with his family, close friends and first coaches that have never been screened yet,” film spokesman Janis Sidovsky told Blesk.
The film will be shot both in the Czech Republic and abroad where famous hockey players and Hollywood stars will comment on Jagr, Blesk writes.
Jagr, Olympic winner, world champion and double Stanley Cup champion, faces his 23rd season in the NHL.