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Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren, best known for playing boxer Ivan Drago in Rocky IV and Creed II, is set to executive produce a documentary about himself. The picture will trace his three-decade-long career to becoming one of the most esteemed action stars in Hollywood.
Besides playing the Soviet boxer, Lundgren has portrayed He-Man in 1987's Masters of the Universe, and has been a part of Expendables franchise, and the Universal Soldier series, according to Variety. He will next be seen in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom as King Nereus with Jason Momoa's titular superhero.
The documentary titled Dolph will also explore the actor's life beyond his acting career like him receiving a Master's degree in chemical engineering, his interest in martial arts, and his stints as an author, director, and producer.
Dolph is written and directed by Andrew Holmes, who is producing with Shane Fennessey. Lundgren’s Red Orm Production is executive producing with Score G Productions and Famous Red Car Pictures.
Variety writes that a documentary on the actor was in the works before but was not completed because the makers had not obtained his life rights.
"I feel like now is the perfect time to produce this documentary about my life story, because I’ve now come full circle in a way," said Lundgren in a statement. He also said that this documentary isn't just "a celebration of my known successes, rather an examination of a man’s journey to truly find himself and the happiness he desires."
Lundgren explained that with Dolph, he wants the audience to know more about his journey and the struggles he experienced to reach where he is now.