Streaming service HBO Max has released a trailer for the documentary “What’s up, Brittany Murphy?” directed by Cynthia Hill, dedicated to the mysterious circumstances of the death of the famous actress. Murphy died on December 20, 2009 of pneumonia, and her husband Simon Monjack died five months later under similar circumstances. The film investigates the death of the couple in order to shed light on the causes of the tragedy.
“Creating an honest account of the hardships and sudden death of Brittany Murphy comes with a great responsibility, and we work with an experienced creative team to conduct a thoughtful investigation into a tragedy that has long been the subject of speculation,” said HBO Max CEO Jennifer O’Connell.
The documentary consists of two episodes and will premiere on October 14 on the streaming platform.