Father-daughter duo Quincy and Rashida Jones team up for Netflix documentary

Rashida and Quincy Jones.
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Father-daughter films are all the rage.

Actress Rashida Jones stepped behind the camera to direct Netflix's latest documentary on her legendary father, Quincy Jones. The film, titled simply Quincy, is co-directed by Alan Hicks and set to be released on the streaming service Sept. 21, reports Variety.

Quincy will take audiences through the jazz musician's life and career, highlighting how he managed to shape American culture and influence the careers of other great entertainers such as Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, and Will Smith.

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In a statement, Rashida Jones explained how she is continuously amazed by her father's interest in "the next generation" and his efforts to help it grow. "He is such a man of action and accomplishments, but we were so lucky to spend real time with him, to let him reflect on life and the larger picture. I feel honored to be able to share that with audiences all over the world," she said.

The music industry giant has transformed over his seven-decade career, working as a trumpeter, composer, producer, and so much more. His chameleon-like abilities have earned him a record 79 Grammy nominations and 27 wins — but younger generations may know Jones most for his extremely entertaining interviews earlier this year where he claimed he once dated Ivanka Trump and knows who killed former President John F. Kennedy.

Fingers crossed those stories make it into the film. Read more about Quincy at Variety.

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Amari Pollard

Amari Pollard is the social media editor at The Week and has written for Reader's Digest, Parents, and Inside Lacrosse. She studied journalism at Le Moyne College and can usually be found exploring Brooklyn, thrift shopping, or spending way too much money on brunch.