Documentary on Patrick Swayze to premiere in August

A documentary on late actor Patrick Swayze is being developed by Paramount Network and Network Entertainment as part of the 'I Am' franchise.

Titled "I Am Patrick Swayze", the film will be directed by Adrian Buitenhuis, who has previously helmed documentaries Heath Ledger and Paul Walker.

It will feature commentary from his widow Lisa Niemi and his brother Don Swayze

The documentary will tell the story of the actor who has starred in some of the hits such as "Dirty Dancing", "Point Break" and "Ghost", Paramount Network said in a statement.

It will explore his childhood in Texas and his enduring relationship with widow Lisa Niemi, whom he met as a teenager at his mother's dance studio