Produced by Apple TV+, the upcoming four-part docuseries will follow the early careers of four of the industry's most iconic figures: Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington. The series, directed by Academy Award winners Roger Ross Williams and Larissa Bills, will travel back to the '80s and '90s and take viewers behind the scenes and giving them a new glimpse into their rise to fame.
It will reveal how they became celebrities in their own right, held to an equal level of prestige as the designers they worked with. These household names turned the industry on its head and changed perspectives on what people thought a model should be. Apple TV+ hails it the "ultimate story of power and how four women came together to claim it, paving the way for those to follow." The modelling world has long had a history of objectification and mistreatment, something which these women sought to change.
They dominated the industry, shifting a power dynamic in a time that was unprecedented and gave models the voice to speak up. The documentary will detail their journey to success, including their first meeting in New York City in the 80's, and how they were able to use their close bond with each other to become a collective force for the industry to reckon with. The quartet, who are also executive producers on the show, are said to be continuing to "remain on the frontlines of activism, philanthropy and business prowess".
In the brief teaser trailer dropped on Monday, the four are presented with the question "What is a Supermodel?", with the footage cutting away before getting to hear their highly anticipated answers. Viewers will have to tune in to find out the secrets behind the catwalk.
The Super Models will be available on Apple TV+ starting September 20, 2023