Sun. Sep 26th, 2021

The life of beloved actress Selma Blair comes to the big screen with the first trailer for her new documentary Introducing Selma Blair.

The 49-year-old actress was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in August 2018, with Blair revealing in the trailer she was told to, ‘make plans for dying.’

The new documentary film from director Rachel Fleit will debut in theaters October 15 before debuting on the Discovery Plus streaming service October 21.

Trailer: The life of beloved actress Selma Blair comes to the big screen with the first trailer for her new documentary Introducing Selma Blair

Trailer: The life of beloved actress Selma Blair comes to the big screen with the first trailer for her new documentary Introducing Selma Blair

Trailer: The life of beloved actress Selma Blair comes to the big screen with the first trailer for her new documentary Introducing Selma Blair

Make plans: The 49-year-old actress was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in August 2018, with Blair revealing in the trailer she was told to, 'make plans for dying'

Make plans: The 49-year-old actress was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in August 2018, with Blair revealing in the trailer she was told to, 'make plans for dying'

Make plans: The 49-year-old actress was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in August 2018, with Blair revealing in the trailer she was told to, ‘make plans for dying’

The trailer begins with the actress carefully walking down a set of stairs in her home, as she says, ‘I always thought I was on a reality show.’

‘Like a documentary, but only God would see it and disapprove,’ she added, while getting to the bottom of the stairs and striking a pose in the mirror.

She’s also seen talking on a toy phone stating, ‘I’m so sorry I can’t talk right now, we’re shooting the final days of my life.’

Pose: 'Like a documentary, but only God would see it and disapprove,' she added, while getting to the bottom of the stairs and striking a pose in the mirror

Pose: 'Like a documentary, but only God would see it and disapprove,' she added, while getting to the bottom of the stairs and striking a pose in the mirror

Pose: ‘Like a documentary, but only God would see it and disapprove,’ she added, while getting to the bottom of the stairs and striking a pose in the mirror

Can't talk: She's also seen talking on a toy phone stating, 'I'm so sorry I can't talk right now, we're shooting the final days of my life'

Can't talk: She's also seen talking on a toy phone stating, 'I'm so sorry I can't talk right now, we're shooting the final days of my life'

Can’t talk: She’s also seen talking on a toy phone stating, ‘I’m so sorry I can’t talk right now, we’re shooting the final days of my life’

A number of photos of Blair with celebrity friends like Reese Witherspoon are shown, as a friend says Selma is ‘famous enough to get the wrong kind of attention at the wrong time.’

She’s seen walking with a rather severe limp, as the friend says if people see that they might think she’s drunk.

Blair says those issues were just the onset of MS, ‘which is just a symptom of a really unhealthy immune system.’

Friends: A number of photos of Blair with celebrity friends like Reese Witherspoon are shown, as a friend says Selma is 'famous enough to get the wrong kind of attention at the wrong time'

Friends: A number of photos of Blair with celebrity friends like Reese Witherspoon are shown, as a friend says Selma is 'famous enough to get the wrong kind of attention at the wrong time'

Friends: A number of photos of Blair with celebrity friends like Reese Witherspoon are shown, as a friend says Selma is ‘famous enough to get the wrong kind of attention at the wrong time’

Limp: She's seen walking with a rather severe limp, as the friend says if people see that they might think she's drunk

Limp: She's seen walking with a rather severe limp, as the friend says if people see that they might think she's drunk

Limp: She’s seen walking with a rather severe limp, as the friend says if people see that they might think she’s drunk

The actress is seen walking up the stairs with a cane, hunched over, as she says, ‘Don’t worry, I know what I’m doing.’

Blair ads that things were ‘moving backwards’ and her medication was making her feel worse.

Selma adds that a stem cell transplant might be her best option, while another friend adds that the actress has, ‘got grit like nobody.’

She knows: The actress is seen walking up the stairs with a cane, hunched over, as she says, 'Don't worry, I know what I'm doing'

She knows: The actress is seen walking up the stairs with a cane, hunched over, as she says, 'Don't worry, I know what I'm doing'

She knows: The actress is seen walking up the stairs with a cane, hunched over, as she says, ‘Don’t worry, I know what I’m doing’

Backwards: Blair ads that things were 'moving backwards' and her medication was making her feel worse

Backwards: Blair ads that things were 'moving backwards' and her medication was making her feel worse

Backwards: Blair ads that things were ‘moving backwards’ and her medication was making her feel worse

She’s seen playing dodgeball with her son Arthur, but she’s seen on the bed after stating, ‘That was really hard.’

The actress is seen talking with someone on the phone, stating, ‘You know how you called me maudlin before? You ain’t seen nothing yet.’

The Cruel Intentions star is seen in a hospital bed after her first round of chemotherapy, adding, ‘I would like it to be as dramatic as I am.’

Very hard: She's seen playing dodgeball with her son Arthur, but she's seen on the bed after stating, 'That was really hard

Very hard: She's seen playing dodgeball with her son Arthur, but she's seen on the bed after stating, 'That was really hard

Very hard: She’s seen playing dodgeball with her son Arthur, but she’s seen on the bed after stating, ‘That was really hard

Maudlin: The actress is seen talking with someone on the phone, stating, 'You know how you called me maudlin before? You ain't seen nothing yet'

Maudlin: The actress is seen talking with someone on the phone, stating, 'You know how you called me maudlin before? You ain't seen nothing yet'

Maudlin: The actress is seen talking with someone on the phone, stating, ‘You know how you called me maudlin before? You ain’t seen nothing yet’

‘I was told to make plans for dying. Not because I have MS, because I’m fighting MS,’ as she’s seen making a fake mustache with the hair Arthur shaved off.

Blair is seen talking into the camera and saying she had a ‘complication’ and she felt, ‘the most horrible pain in my heart.

She jokes that she feels like she’s in a Tom Hanks movie and she’s stranded on an island, ‘and I’m eating Wilson,’ as she eats a watermelon.

Plans: 'I was told to make plans for dying. Not because I have MS, because I'm fighting MS,' as she's seen making a fake mustache with the hair Arthur shaved off

Plans: 'I was told to make plans for dying. Not because I have MS, because I'm fighting MS,' as she's seen making a fake mustache with the hair Arthur shaved off

Plans: ‘I was told to make plans for dying. Not because I have MS, because I’m fighting MS,’ as she’s seen making a fake mustache with the hair Arthur shaved off

The trailer winds down with a number of various shots as Blair said she promised herself she wouldn’t ‘judge the process,’ but that’s exactly what she’s doing.

‘Everything beautiful that I’ve known, that I’ve encouraged other people, will it be true for me too?’ Blair says, as the trailer comes to a close.

The final shot shows Blair in all black lying on the floor as she says, ‘I’m trying to look dead for a dramatic ending.’ 

Encouraged: 'Everything beautiful that I've known, that I've encouraged other people, will it be true for me too?' Blair says, as the trailer comes to a close

Encouraged: 'Everything beautiful that I've known, that I've encouraged other people, will it be true for me too?' Blair says, as the trailer comes to a close

Encouraged: ‘Everything beautiful that I’ve known, that I’ve encouraged other people, will it be true for me too?’ Blair says, as the trailer comes to a close

Dramatic: The final shot shows Blair in all black lying on the floor as she says, 'I'm trying to look dead for a dramatic ending'

Dramatic: The final shot shows Blair in all black lying on the floor as she says, 'I'm trying to look dead for a dramatic ending'

Dramatic: The final shot shows Blair in all black lying on the floor as she says, ‘I’m trying to look dead for a dramatic ending’

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