A.J. Eaton, David Crosby, Cameron Crowe (Henry Diltz)From his musical contributions with The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, to his battle with drug addiction and his stint in jail, to his recent emergence as a prolific solo artist, David Crosby‘s life certainly could be the subject of a movie — and now he will be.

A fully authorized documentary about Crosby’s life is being produced by award-winning writer and director Cameron Crowe in partnership with his production company Vinyl Films.

The as-yet-untitled movie is the first feature to be directed by A.J. Eaton, who has been following Crosby’s endeavors during the past few years. The film will focus on David’s recent solo projects, including his latest album, 2017’s Sky Trails, which he recorded with a variety of younger musicians. Among those musicians was his son and longtime collaborator James Raymond, who produced the album and co-wrote several of the tracks on it.

In conjunction with the documentary, Crowe conducted a number of in-depth interviews with Crosby.

“It’s just such a compelling story,” says Cameron in a statement. “David Crosby has been near the forefront of music and social change for the last four decades. Now 76, he’s forging a new path by seeking out younger musicians and trying to make a mark in a world now so different from the generation he came to define in the ’60s. It’s a raw and moving portrait, rough edges and all.”

No word yet when the film is expected to be completed. Crowe’s movies include Jerry Maguire and Say Anything, as well as his Oscar-winning 2000 love letter to rock and roll, Almost Famous, inspired by his early days as a rock journalist. Crowe also directed the 2011 Pearl Jam documentary, Pearl Jam Twenty.

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