HBO Are Making An Andre The Giant Documentary

Posted on Feb 14 2017 - 12:37pm by Lewis Stephenson


Bill Simmons is working alongside WWE and HBO on a documentary about legendary wrestler Andre the Giant.

The documentary will explore Andre Rene Roussimoff’s upbringing in France and how his gigantism, which he was diagnosed with in his 20s, lead to a phenomenal career in professional wrestling and Hollywood. He most notable appeared in Rob Reiner’s 1987 film THE PRINCESS BRIDE.

The documentary is currently titled ANDRE THE GIANT and doesn’t have a set date just yet, though we should see it sometime later this year.

Source: Variety

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