's has released its next documentary feature, centered on Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO.
The New York Times Presents' "Elon Musk's Crash" course will air on Friday, May 20 at 10 p.m. PT. The doc, written by Emma Schwartz, has been published by The New York Times Reporters, including Celeste Metz and Neal Boudette.
The feature will take a deep dive into Tesla vehicles and the problems with its autopilot capabilities. The investigation will reveal the "quixotic nature of Musk's self-driving process, as well as the tragic outcomes."
"Drawing on first-hand reports, the film demonstrates how Autopilot has been a factor in several deaths and dozens of other incidents that Tesla has not publicly acknowledged. It reveals pressure Elon Musk has exerted on government officials to stop investigating, and features inside stories from several former Tesla employees who speak out against Musk for promoting a dangerous program."
The feature, which has been inspired by Producer and Director Emma Schwartz, and features the work of Cade Metz and Neal Boudette from The New York Times Reporters.
The New York Times reports that Musk and Tesla are just the latest subjects of FX. These include: "The Killing of Breonna Taylor, "Framing Britney Spears," "Controlling Britney Spears," and "Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson."
Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, Mary Robertson, Jason Stallman, Sam Dolnick, and Esther Dere are among the industry's top producers. Liz Day is a producer, and Rachel Abrams is a senior producer.
The New York Times Presents is produced by The New York Times and Left/Right, a Red Arrows Studio business.
The FX doc's release comes as Musk completes his $44 billion offer to purchase Twitter.