EXCLUSIVE: Charley Boorman narrates Steve McQueen motorcycle doc.
TV presenter and motorcycle enthusiast Charley Boorman, son of director John Boorman, has lent his voice to new documentary about Steve McQueen.
Cardinal Releasing handles sales on Desert Racer about McQueen’s love of motorcycles.
The film has been completed and his currently looking for sales and distribution
Jon Brewer (B.B. King: The Life of Riley) directs and produces for Emperor Media from Laura Royko’s script. The feature includes interviews with Chad McQueen, Steve’s son.
The hour-long documentary explores the iconic actor’s obsession for motorbikes, his relationship with stunt double Bud Ekins and the film they were in together The Great Escape.
Through their shared love of bikes, the duo created a new track-racing bike, which McQueen took to England where he met up with the Rickman brothers of Metisse motorbikes, and the ‘Desert Racer’ was born.