WATCH: “I Am Patrick Swayze” trailer


The many shades of Patrick Swayze are revealed through interviews with his friends and co-stars in the upcoming documentary “I Am Patrick Swayze.”

In a trailer released today, his “Ghost” co-star Demi Moore calls him a someone who “needed to work harder” to be taken seriously in Hollywood and praises the duality for which he eventually became known.

The clip also features his “Dirty Dancing” co-star Jennifer Grey, and a number of his Hollywood friends and colleagues.

The film explores Swayze’s childhood in Texas, personal life and prolific and varied career through interviews and home movies.

It will premiere at the San Antonio Film Festival on August 2nd and debuts on the Paramount Network on August 18th.

Swayze died in 2009 after battle with pancreatic cancer.