Here’s the first trailer for a brand new documentary, telling the story of Danny Trejo and how he turned his life around.

Further to the news that landed earlier this week about Universal picking up distribution for the film, the first trailer for Inmate #1: The Rise Of Danny Trejo has landed.

This is a documentary movie that tells the story of Trejo’s life, from his criminal early years, his addictions and time in prison, through to his eventual movie career. Trejo is involved with the film too, and there’s a whole host of interviewees involved. And you can get a taste for what’s in store via the trailer, here…

Here’s the official synopsis…

Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo is the feature documentary experience, revealing the extraordinary life journey of Hollywood’s most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo. From an early life of drugs, armed robbery and hard prison time, to the red carpets of Hollywood blockbusters and helping troubled addicts, Danny gives a firsthand account of one of the greatest transformations of human character ever put to film. Having spent 71 years starring in a personal expedition that outshines any Hollywood fiction, Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo, is the shocking story of one man’s capacity to overcome his demons, only to discover redemption through the most unlikely of journeys. Through the exploration of his old stomping ground and the supporting cast of family, friends and some of the world’s biggest stars, join Danny Trejo as he delivers a raw and sobering account of his transformation from a hardened criminal to celebrated Hollywood icon and beloved friend of all who cross his path.

The movie is heading to digital download from June 22nd.

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