We’re getting the first look at CMT’s original documentary Johnny Cash: American Rebel, a celebration of the life and artistry of the late Man in Black. The film combines original interviews with his family and friends including John Carter Cash, Rosanne Cash, Carlene Carter, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Rodney Crowell, Clive Davis, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, John Mellencamp, Kid Rock, Rick Rubin, Willie Nelson and more. CMT premieres Johnny Cash: American Rebel 9 PM Saturday, September 12, the 12th anniversary of his death at 71.
Derik Murray and Paul Gertz from Network Entertainment executive produce. Jordan Tappis directs and Derik Murray co-directs. Jayson Dinsmore, Lewis Bogach and John Miller-Monzon executive produce for CMT. Check out the trailer above.