HBO's Upcoming Documentary On Andre The Giant Looks Spectacular

Hulk Hogan and Andre The Giant In Their Rivalry Days. Credit WWE

The trailer is filled with wonderful one liners and quotes from the various talking heads, such a Hulk Hogan suggesting that Andre "was sports entertainment before there was Sports Entertainment" and also shows some of the famous imagery that gives us some sort of scale for how big The Giant really was. "You'll see behind the scenes stuff from 'The Princess Bride.' You'll see anecdotes that range from his career, a lot of things that I never knew about where Andre came from back in France, all the way through his career as he was traveling around, even before he became known under the moniker, 'The Giant.' It seems fairly obvious, but it came to him fairly late". That sounds like the recipe for a very fun film and as luck would have it, that's what we're getting in just a few months. The premium channel released a trailer for its upcoming documentary on pro wrestling's 8th Wonder of the World, "Andre the Giant".

The Bill Simmons' directed doco features interviews with some of wrestlings greatest stars, including Hulk Hogan, Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon and Ric Flair, and features some special commentary from comedian Billy Crystal - along-time friend of Andre's.

Opinion: Oh yes. I mean, do I need to say anything else?

Andre "The Giant" Roussimoff died on January 27th 1993 of heart failure while staying in a Paris hotel. What could be more fun with wrestling.

Sports, WWE, and the Bill Simmons Media Group present Andre The Giant, a documentary that looks into the life and career of one of the most beloved figures in wrestling history. "I'm delighted to join forces with [director] Jason Hehir and WWE so we can capture Andre's wonderful story once and for all". Who else would you like to see get a documentary?



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