The takes a close look at the Brothers’ journey from childhood to pop stardom, through the throes of an unexpected breakup, and on to their reunion for the history-making smash single “Sucker”.
What is the documentary about?
The documentary promises never-before-seen footage of the brothers’ early life and career. It also sets out to deliver a moving, personal look at the trio’s journey.
Before becoming a pop sensation, the Jonas family was struggling to make ends meet. They achieved worldwide fame and superstardom until the group suddenly split, shocking fans around the globe. The separation was allegedly due to a deep rift and disagreement over their music direction.
During their time apart, Kevin got married and started a construction company. Nick went solo, dipped his toe into acting, and married actress Priyanka Chopra (Baywatch). Joe joined DNCE, released the hit song “Cake By The Ocean”, and married Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner. Each brother eventually found their footing as individuals, ultimately bringing the group back together and spurring this Jonas Brothers documentary. It’s been dubbed the biggest comeback of this year.
According to a press release from Amazon, “Chasing Happiness goes beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, as they build their own successful lives and careers outside of the band, and ultimately rebuild their relationships as siblings and rekindle a musical spark that inspires their upcoming album, Happiness Begins.”
Who are the Jonas Brothers again?
In case you’ve been living under a rock, the Jonas Brothers are a GRAMMY-nominated multi-platinum trio comprised of Nick, Joe, and Kevin Jonas. Their top hits include “Burnin’ Up”, “S.O.S.” and “Year 3000”. The Jo Bros have released three consecutive number one albums, sold out shows on three continents, and flipped over 17 million albums.
Their latest track “Sucker” has reached 445 million global streams to date and reached #1 on Apple Music, Youtube, and Twitter, as well as #1 Streaming Song and #1 Digital Song. The release also marks the first time a band debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this century.
We must admit, the single is rather catchy…
“Sucker” comes from their upcoming album Happiness Begins, due on June 7th. It will be the trio’s first album since 2009.
The Jonas Brothers documentary! We’ll get a front row seat to the events leading up to their comeback when Chasing Happiness hits screens on June 4th.
How can you watch?
As Alexa explains in this Amazon Prime Video, fans in over 200 countries and territories across the globe will have access to the Amazon original on Prime Video.
Chasing Happiness is directed by John Lloyd Taylor. It comes from Philymack and Federal Films with Amazon Studios, in association with executive producers Phil McIntyre (Demi Lovato Simply Complicated), John Varvatos (Punk), Monte Lipman (Amy) and Dana Sano and producers Reece Pearson, Steve Ecclesine, and Grant MacDowell.