Posted Thu Dec 22, 2016 at 01:45 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The Amazon Original Movie will hit Prime Video next week.
"We are incredibly excited for our customers to experience Gleason's inspiring story of strength, grace, love and family on Prime Video," said
Shortly after former New Orleans Saints star defensive back Steve Gleason is diagnosed with ALS at the age of 34, he learns that his wife Michel is pregnant with their first child. Determined to live his remaining years to their fullest, Steve goes on an expedition to Alaska, creates a foundation to help others with ALS patients, rebuilds a rocky relationship with his father and embraces new technologies to help compensate for his deteriorating physical abilities—all with Michel’s unwavering support. Brimming with humor and heart, this inspirational documentary follows a man who battles overwhelming adversity to find his true purpose in life.
Check out the official trailer below!
'Gleason' previously made its world premiere at the 2016
Other upcoming Amazon premieres include 'Z: The Beginning of Everything' on January 27. In addition, Amazon also recently renewed 'Bosch' for a fourth season, greenlit full season orders for its 2016 Comedy Pilot Lineup, announced a new series titled 'Britannia' for 2017, started development on 'Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,' ordered a 13 episode documentary series called 'American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story,' announced an additional docuseries titled 'Novak' about tennis player Novak Djokovic, revealed plans to develop a series inspired by 'The Departed,' renewed 'Catastrophe' for a third and fourth season scheduled for 2017 and 2018 respectively, renewed 'One Mississippi' for a second season, and ordered new shows from Matthew Weiner and David O. Russell.
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