- A new documentary on Apple TV+ will take an in-depth look at the Carlos Ghosn saga.
- The documentary will cover his rise at Nissan, his multiple arrests, and his daring escape to Lebanon.
- It will feature never-before-seen footage and interviews with key figures, including Ghosn himself.
- Mike Taylor, the former Green Beret who helped Ghosn escape, will also tell his side of the story.
- The documentary is sure to be a fascinating look at one of the most controversial figures in recent business history.
Here are some additional details
- Ghosn was arrested in Japan in 2018 on charges of financial misconduct. He has denied the charges and is a fugitive from Japanese justice.
- He escaped from Japan in late 2019 and is now living in Lebanon.
- The documentary is inspired by the book Boundless, which tells the story of Ghosn’s rise and fall.
- The documentary is executive produced by James Gay-Rees, Paul Martin, and The Wall Street Journal Studios.
- It is directed by James Jones.
The Carlos Ghosn saga was a high-profile and complex series of events that captivated the world. His arrests, escape, and subsequent legal battles have been the subject of much media attention and speculation.
The documentary, inspired by the book “Boundless” written by The Wall Street Journal reporters Nick Kostov and Sean McLain, aims to provide an in-depth look at the entire story, featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with key figures, including Carlos Ghosn himself and others involved.
The documentary will delve into Ghosn’s rise at Nissan, his multiple arrests in Japan on allegations of financial misconduct, his declaration of innocence in court, and his escape to Lebanon, where he has citizenship and is beyond the reach of extradition.
Additionally, the documentary will explore the involvement of Mike Taylor, the former Green Beret who assisted Ghosn in his escape, and how both he and his son, Peter Taylor, faced legal consequences for their actions.
While residing in Lebanon, Ghosn has been vocal in his criticism of his former employer, Nissan, and has filed a lawsuit against the company seeking over $1 billion in damages, accusing them of defamation and fabricating evidence.
“Wanted: The Escape of Carlos Ghosn” will be a four-part documentary series executive produced by James Gay-Rees, Paul Martin, and The Wall Street Journal Studios, with direction by James Jones.
As the documentary’s release date is set for August 25, 2023, viewers can expect to gain further insight into the intricacies of the Carlos Ghosn saga and hear perspectives from those directly involved in these extraordinary events.