A title and release date for the film have yet to be announced, though the characteristically reclusive Stone has reportedly already sat with the filmmakers for an extensive interview. The film will also feature an array of archival footage and photographs, plus a soundtrack packed with songs from Stone’s catalog.

“In the annals of pop music, certain artists are more than just innovators and more than just icons. Certain artists are avatars – the manifestation of an idea,” said Murray. “For Sly Stone, that idea was to create a diverse band that embraced a kaleidoscope of musical and cultural styles, that stand unparalleled to this day.” Read more from Rolling Stone.