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A Marvin Gaye documentary is finally coming

And his family has "supported and contributed."

It's long overdue, but a Marvin Gaye documentary is finally on its way and, with his family backing the project, it's sure to be one he rightfully deserves.

The film, titled Marvin, What’s Going On?, will follow the singer's making of the 1971 album of the same name and producers have said it will be "the defining portrait of this visionary artist and his impeccable album."

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It will include "exclusive interviews with some of Motown's top stars and never-before-seen archive footage unearthed by Gaye's children and former wife."

Former wife Janis, as well as his children Nona, Marvin III, and Frankie have all "supported and contributed to" the documentary and, in a joint statement, his children said: "We look forward to participating and sharing what we can through friends, family, photos, footage and priceless stories that only those who knew our father up close and personal would know, as well as his contemporaries, purists and fans who have studied him and his art over decades."

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The documentary will be filmed across Detroit, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. and is set to be released next year.

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