Motown Records/UMeA documentary about the making of late Motown legend Marvin Gaye‘s widely influential 1971 album, What’s Going On, is currently in development.

Titled Marvin, What’s Going On?, the film will begin production later this year, according to the production company behind the movie, Noah Media Group. Variety reports that Gaye’s surviving children, Marvin III, Frankie and Nona Gaye, as well as his former wife Janis Gaye, have provided their stamp of approval and continued support for the project. The film will take place in Los Angeles, Detroit and Washington, D.C., where Gaye was born.

What’s Going On was Marvin Gaye’s 11th studio album. The songs featured on the record are told through the eyes of a Vietnam War veteran who has returned to the United States, only to witness more injustice and pain. It is regarded as one of the top albums of all time, and its title track remains one of the most seminal songs in music history.

According to Variety, Marvin, What’s Going On? is scheduled to hit theaters in 2017.

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