Eight Days the First Cancer Reality Show Premiering April 5, 2020 on WGN Network
Mattocks' is an award-winning filmmaker and health advocate that happens to be the nephew of the music legend Bob Marley, who also passed of Cancer. His newest docuseries "Eight Days" is an innovative and heart-felt documentary series takes viewers inside individual cancer patients' journey through their courageous treatment and their compelling stories. Through raw storytelling in an investigative format, this powerful series follows cancer patients as they push to defy the odds in the biggest fight imaginable - a fight for life! Mattocks has teamed up with Hope4Cancer Treatment Centers and co-starring Dr. Antonio Jimenez for the series. (Check your local TV schedule for times in your area).
New Teaser Trailer for Eight Days
"I created 'Eight Days' to look into the lives of those living with cancer and not only bring awareness, but also to offer new ways to look at healing," said Charles Mattocks, creator and executive producer. "With over 1.7 million cancer diagnoses documented per year in the U.S. alone, this docuseries is more important than ever."
Building upon his work on the groundbreaking docuseries "Reversed," that aired on Discovery Life Network and focused on real people living with diabetes, Charles Mattocks is taking on another disease that hits close to home. Mattocks is a Type 2 diabetic and following the loss of his father from lung cancer, Mattocks wanted to create another meaningful project that could both educate and inspire. "Eight Days" takes viewers inside the lives of five individuals from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities all living with different types and stages of cancer. This innovative docuseries brings together a team of top health and cancer experts to spend eight days with them at a beautiful beachside retreat in Cancun, Mexico, as they learn to fight their disease through physical, emotional and spiritual healing.
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About Charles Mattocks
Actor and chef turned health advocate, Charles Mattocks is an award-winning film producer, as well as an international diabetes advocate, IDF Blue Circle Champion and American Diabetes Association published author. He is also nephew to the late reggae legend Bob Marley. Charles has made appearances on major talks shows around the country from CNN to Dr. Oz, and more. After being diagnosed with Type II diabetes, Charles started a global mission not only for his life, but also for the millions struggling with diabetes.