George Michael shared his ‘love’ for superfan Adele’s music in unseen footage from film

A new feature-length George Michael documentary, Freedom Uncut, is set to be released as a global cinema event this summer.

And the late singer, who passed away on Christmas Day in 2016 aged just 53, is set to show his appreciation for superfan Adele, as well as discussing his own death in haunting scenes.

The Hello hitmaker, who openly shared her adoration for the pop icon, is set to feature in the documentary film, as George shares his ‘love’ for her music.

Poignant: George Michael shares his 'love' for superfan Adele's music and details his own death in haunting never-before-seen footage set to appear in the film Freedom Uncut

Poignant: George Michael shares his ‘love’ for superfan Adele’s music and details his own death in haunting never-before-seen footage set to appear in the film Freedom Uncut

In an interview with The SunDavid Austin – George’s close pal and the director of new film Freedom Uncut turns out – spoke on how George was a huge fan of Adele’s.

When asked who his mate would have loved to perform with, David said: ‘I think probably Adele. I have loved Adele, actually. He would sing along with Adele.’

The documentary features Adele, who dressed up as George for a fancy dress bash in 2018 and can be heard singing George’s 1990 track Fastlove.

Icon: Adele will also feature in the documentary, as her love for the pop icon is no secret, but it has been revealed the feeling was mutual

Icon: Adele will also feature in the documentary, as her love for the pop icon is no secret, but it has been revealed the feeling was mutual

David discovered the home footage used in the feature-length documentary when he was going through an old cupboard.

He said: ‘I was a bit apprehensive to start with. ‘I was going through a cupboard one day and I found this little drinks bag — this Harrods cooler bag.

David admitted he used to record everything, but fans will also see video that George shot himself: ‘I opened it up and it had all of his home footage he’d lost, that he shot himself.’

Coming soon: A new feature-length George Michael documentary, Freedom Uncut, is set to be released as a global cinema event this summer

Coming soon: A new feature-length George Michael documentary, Freedom Uncut, is set to be released as a global cinema event this summer

George was heavily involved in the project before his death and provided the narration for the film, which hits cinemas on June 22.

The documentary, released by Sony Music Entertainment and Trafalgar Releasing, will give fans the ‘complete story’ of the pop icon and gives an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at George’s tumultuous personal life away from the stage.

George Michael: Freedom Uncut, which is described as his ‘final work’, will explore an array of exclusive personal archival footage and chart the musician’s life following the release of his 1987 solo album Faith up to the making of and release of his 1990 follow -up album Listen Without Prejudice: Vol 1.

Feature: The documentary, released by Sony Music Entertainment and Trafalgar Releasing, will give fans the 'complete story' of the pop icon and gives an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at George's tumultuous personal life away from the stage

Feature: The documentary, released by Sony Music Entertainment and Trafalgar Releasing, will give fans the ‘complete story’ of the pop icon and gives an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at George’s tumultuous personal life away from the stage

It will also take a look at the heartache suffered by the star over the loss of his first love Anselmo Feleppa – who died aged 36 from an AIDS-related illness – and the death of his beloved mother.

In addition, the posthumous release, directed by George and close friend David Austin, while also serving as a reminder of George’s incredible career, from his days in Wham! through to his solo career.

A plethora of stars from the world of music and showbiz feature in the documentary, with the likes of Sir Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Nile Rogers and Liam Gallagher taking part.

While supermodels including Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz and Linda Evangelista also feature.

Life: George Michael: Freedom Uncut, which is described as his ‘final work’, will explore an array of exclusive personal archival footage and chart the musician’s life following the release of his 1987 solo album Faith

The official synopsis for the feature reads: ‘George offers up an open and honest look at the two sides of life; his very public journey of him in his music career and also his personal life of him, a side the cameras never truly saw.

‘The film is interspersed with timeless duets with George’s favorite artists, and explores how he influenced the cultural landscape of his generation as one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time.’

While David shared: ‘The film is George’s final work. Narrated by George himself, it is the complete story.

‘George Michael was an inspiring artist whose story deserves to be shared on the big screen globally.’

Memories: In addition, the posthumous release, directed by George and close friend David Austin, while also serving as a reminder of George's incredible career, from his days in Wham!  through his solo career

Memories: In addition, the posthumous release, directed by George and close friend David Austin, while also serving as a reminder of George’s incredible career, from his days in Wham! through his solo career

Tom Mackay, President, Premium Content, Sony Music Entertainment, said of the film: ‘In honor of George’s birthday this June, we are thrilled to be working with David Austin and our partners at Trafalgar Releasing to bring fans unprecedented access to his extraordinary life both on and off stage.’

With Marc Allenby, CEO of Trafalgar Releasing, adding: ‘We are proud to be bringing George Michael’s final work to the big screen in this global cinema event.

‘As an artist whose music continues to resonate across generations, this event will be a fitting tribute to George’s life and career, giving fans the opportunity to celebrate communally in cinemas worldwide.’

Tickets on sale in cinemas worldwide from Wednesday, April 27. Fans can sign up for further information at georgemichaelfreedomuncut.com.

His life: 'The official synopsis for the feature reads: 'George offers up an open and honest look at the two sides of life;  his very public journey of him in his music career and also his personal life of him, a side the cameras never truly saw '

His life: ‘The official synopsis for the feature reads: ‘George offers up an open and honest look at the two sides of life; his very public journey of him in his music career and also his personal life of him, a side the cameras never truly saw ‘

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