MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has narrated the upcoming documentary "Dear Jack" which focuses on JACK'S MANNEQUIN founder Andrew McMahon's battle with leukemia. The feature film also chronicles the beginnings of JACK'S MANNEQUIN, Andrew's relationship with his now-wife Kelly and the immense impact both had on his fight with cancer.
Lee played drums on JACK'S MANNEQUIN's debut and forged a strong friendship with McMahon.
"Andrew is such a hero and I jumped at the opportunity to help tell this incredible story," Lee said.
The documentary was directed by Corey Moss and Josh Morrisroe, two former MTV News producers who covered McMahon's story for the channel, although much of the intensely personal footage was shot by Andrew himself.
McMahon, who was recently featured on the cover of Alternative Press's "Most Anticipated Albums" issue, is currently finishing his second JACK'S MANNEQUIN album, again under the guidance of producer Jim Wirt (INCUBUS).
JACK'S MANNEQUIN just performed at the Sundance Film Festival's "Where Music Meets Film" event, and will appear at the Sire Records showcase at South By Southwest in March.
"Dear Jack" is due later this year, although the trailer is currently available for viewing below.
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