Watch the electrifying trailer for ‘Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie’

Prepare to be inspired.

Encore: A Film by Michael J. Fox, the highly anticipated documentary about the legendary actor’s life, career and battle with Parkinson’s disease, now has a trailer.

“What does it mean to be still?” ” director David Guggenheim (An inconvenient truth, Waiting for “Superman”, Deadwood) asks Fox in the trailer, which opens with footage from one of the actor’s many classics, Back to the future.

“I don’t know,” Fox replies. “I have never been still.”

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Fox, who rose to fame as Alex P. Keaton in Family tieswas diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991, at the age of 29. But he didn’t publicly reveal his condition until seven years later, in 1998. Two years later, he quit his show at the time,Turn the city, and launched the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease Research. Since then, he has been fighting for a cure and raising awareness of the disease.

In Alwayswhich premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2023, Fox is giving fans a more intimate look at his life since his diagnosis, including the years he spent turning to alcohol to numb his fears.

“I didn’t know what was going on,” Fox reportedly said in the documentary. “I didn’t know what was going to happen. What if I could just have four glasses of wine and maybe a shot? I was definitely an alcoholic.

The trailer also promises Fox’s touching everyday moments with his family, including his 34-year-old wife, Tracy Pollan, and their four children, Sam, Aquinnah, Schuyler and Esmé.

“The sad bag story is ‘Michael J. Fox catches this debilitating disease and it crushes him,'” Guggenheim explains near the end of the trailer.

“Yeah, that’s boring,” Fox replies.

Encore: A Michael J. Fox Movie premieres May 12 on Apple TV+.

Next, Michael J. Fox speaks candidly about living with Parkinson’s disease.


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