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WWE announces an Andre The Giant documentary is in the works

WWE announced Monday that the company, along with HBO Sports and Bill Simmons, will produce a feature-length documentary film titled ANDRE THE GIANT, chronicling the life of one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history. Via WWE: "Emmy®-Award winning director and producer Jason Hehir will serve as the film’s director. HBO Sports and WWE are partnering for the first...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago

Andre the Giant’s incredible life story is ready to be told

The tall tales and colossal career of Andre the Giant will be told in an upcoming HBO documentary. WWE, HBO Sports and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce “Andre The Giant,” a documentary film examining the life and career of one of professional wrestling’s truly biggest stars. Andre Rene Roussimoff, a native of France,...
Via New York Post
13 days ago

Andre The Giant set for big upcoming documentary on HBO

The tall tales and colossal career of Andre the Giant will be told in an upcoming HBO documentary. WWE, HBO Sports and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce “Andre The Giant,” a documentary film examining the life and career of one of professional wrestling’s truly biggest stars. Andre Rene Roussimoff, a native of France, was a popular touring attraction for years in wrestling...
Via The Denver Post
13 days ago

The 6 most unbelievable Andre The Giant drinking stories

Via FOX Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre the Giant drank six bottles of wine before match?

In addition to being one of the most well-known professional wrestlers of all-time, Andre the Giant was also a legend when it came to consuming alcohol. There are countless stories about the 550-pounder drinking more than 100 beers in a sitting in hotel lobbies, but apparently he liked to catch a good buzz before getting into the ring, too. In an interview with the Tampa Bay Times...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Rumored Andre The Giant Documentary coming to HBO with Jason Hehir directing

There has been a lot of smoke but no fire with Andre the Giant projects of late. For wrestling fans clamoring for a film on wrestling legend, it looks like you’re now in luck, as Awful Announcing has learned the rumored HBO documentary is set to move forward with Jason Hehir directing. If you recall back in November, it was reported by Page Six that Bill Simmons was circling this...
Via Awful Announcing
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre the Giant biopic reportedly in development

Biopics are as popular as they’ve ever been among movie studios. Typically, the preferred subject is a musician, as we’ve seen in recent months with N.W.A. ("Straight Outta Compton"), Brian Wilson ("Love and Mercy") and Miles Davis ("Miles Ahead"). But one of the most popular and iconic professional wrestlers of all time is finally going to get the big-screen treatment. As reported...
Via Awful Announcing
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons’ first HBO project will be an Andre the Giant doc

Since joining HBO this summer, there hasn’t been much talk about what Bill Simmons will be doing with his new employer. And while his day to day role is still a bit unknown, we do know what Simmons’ first project at HBO will be – a documentary about WWE Hall of Famer Andre the Giants, directed by '30 for 30' alum Jonathan Hock. Hock has directed several '30 for 30' installments...
Via Awful Announcing
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Audible: OU diehard Jim Ross talks WWE, Andre The Giant & more

In part two of a two-part conversation on The Audible, legendary WWE broadcaster and diehard Oklahoma supporter Jim Ross joins Bruce Feldman to discuss Andre The Giant's incredible drinking prowess, coming across shady characters in the wrestling business, scouting Brock Lesnar and The Rock, finding out his voice was used on an adult film (seriously) and more. To listen to the podcast...
Via FOX Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cary Elwes: Andre The Giant Could Drink 103 Beers Without Getting Tipsy

Cary Elwes held a Reddit AMA and dropped a wonderful tidbit about Andre The Giant's legendary drinking legacy.
Via Gamedayr
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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