(CNN)Val Kilmer says helium has tried for years to find his dependable and he's inactive utilizing it, adjacent aft losing it to cancer.
The trailer for his documentary, "Val," has dropped and looks to connection an intimate representation of the esteemed actor.
"For implicit 40 years Val Kilmer, 1 of Hollywood's astir mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his ain beingness and trade done movie and video," the film's statement reads. "He has amassed thousands of hours of footage, from 16mm location movies made with his brothers, to clip spent successful iconic roles for blockbuster movies similar Top Gun, The Doors, Tombstone, and Batman Forever."
"This raw, wildly archetypal and unflinching documentary reveals a beingness lived to extremes and a heart-filled, sometimes hilarious look astatine what it means to beryllium an creator and a analyzable man," the statement concludes.
In the trailer, a voice-over explains that Kilmer has "lived a magical life."
"I was precocious diagnosed with pharynx cancer," the narrator says. "I'm inactive recovering and it is hard to speech and beryllium understood."
Kilmer had initially denied helium was sick earlier helium went nationalist with his crab diagnosis successful 2017.
He present speaks utilizing the assistance of a aesculapian device.
Last twelvemonth helium released a memoir, titled "I'm Your Huckleberry" -- a celebrated enactment of his from the 1993 movie "Tombstone." The memoir traces his career, including memorable roles playing legendary vocalist Jim Morrison successful the big-screen biopic astir The Doors frontman.
"Val" is acceptable to premiere astatine the Cannes Film Festival and scheduled to beryllium theaters July 23 earlier being merchandise connected Amazon Prime Video connected August 6.