Sundance to feature Jane on Iconoclasts with Charlize Theron
Sundance Channel and GREY GOOSE Entertainment® have announced the return of Iconoclasts for a fifth season that will include an episode with actress Charlize Theron and Dr. Goodall.
The critically-acclaimed program, described as “one of the best documentary series on television,” by USA Today, will feature iconic names in film, food, science and culture as part of the series’ fifth season. The first episode will debut on the Sundance Channel, Saturday, October 2nd at 9pm et/pt.
“When you look at the 60 people we’ve covered in Iconoclasts over these five seasons you see a roster of some of the brightest and most creative stars in the worlds of the arts and entertainment, business and community. And the unique and intimate format of this show allows us to not only understand their work, but to be inspired by their risk-taking and originality,” comments Sarah Barnett, EVP and General Manager of Sundance Channel.
In each hour-long episode of the six-part series, Iconoclasts pairs two creative visionaries from different fields who come together to discuss their lives, influences, passions and creative processes. The episodes will include the following celebrities: Academy Award® winning actress Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Aviator, I’m Not There) and prominent professor and climate change scientist Tim Flannery; Tony Award® winning actor Hugh Jackman (X-Men, Australia, The Boy from Oz) and world renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten; Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron (Monster, North Country, The Cider House Rules) and Dr. Goodall.
Former pairings include: Samuel L. Jackson and Bill Russell, Tom Ford and Jeff Koons, Mario Batali and Michael Stipe, Brian Grazer and Sumner Redstone, Renee Zellweger and Christiane Amanpour, Robert Redford and Paul Newman, Eddie Vedder and Laird Hamilton, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Alice Waters, Quentin Tarantino and Fiona Apple, Isabella Rossellini and Dean Kamen, Paul Simon and Lorne Michaels, Dave Chappelle and Maya Angelou, Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer, Alicia Keys and Ruby Dee, Mike Myers and Deepak Chopra, Howard Schultz and Norman Lear, Wynton Marsalis and John Besh, Madeleine Albright and Ashley Judd, Desmond Tutu and Richard Branson, Stella McCartney and Edward Ruscha, Tony Hawk and Jon Favreau, Bill Maher and Clive Davis, Venus Williams and Wyclef Jean and Cameron Diaz and Cameron Sinclair.
Iconoclasts is executive produced by Robert Redford; Jon Kamen, Frank Scherma, Sidney Beaumont and Justin Wilkes of @radical.media; Emil Jattne of Grey Goose Entertainment and Sarah Barnett and Mala Chapple of Sundance Channel; and co-executive produced by Joe Berlinger. The series producer is Caroline Suh.