HBO is taking us behind the scenes for an intimate reveal of the life and times of Andre The Giant. The project is being headed by The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, who is known notably for the creation of ESPN’s 30 for 30 series.
Andre The Giant is a mythological-like figure in the history of wrestling and sports entertainment. The film tracks Andre from his early career in the 1960’s, chronicling his rise to fame as a world-wide phenomena. Here’s what WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon had to say about Andre The Giant when the project was announced in February.
For more than 20 years, Andre the Giant’s larger than life personality and unique charisma captured the imagination of fans around the world. I will always value our friendship, and am proud to tell the story of the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’.
The documentary is slated to drop in the spring of 2018. Flip the page for the video.