You’ve seen him on over a 100 episodes of Bill Nye: The Science Guy, you know him as a science educator and now Bill Nye is getting his own documentary about himself.The film is being handled by Seth Gordon who back in 2011 helped produce the academy award winning documentary “Undefeated.”
Bill Nye A.K.A The Science Guy first appeared in the live-action educational series Back to the Future: The Animated Series in which he would demonstrate science while Christopher Lloyd from the “Back to The Future” movies would explain. He later came to host his own show Bill Nye the Science Guy from 1993 to 1998 for Disney/PBS. The show was originally targeting just kids but managed to attract a wide adult audience as well.
Seth Gordon has not only produced films but has directed documentaries such as Freakonomics, The King of Kong and Finders Keepers. as well as fictional work such as Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief and Four Christmases.
Nye currently is the CEO of the Planetary Society, where he’s leading a mission to launch a solar-powered satellite into the cosmos. He also continues to advocate the importance of science, technology and discovery. The Bill Nye documentary has yet to announce a release date.