Get excited, Steven Spielberg fans (i.e. about 95% of you out there), HBO is bringing the documentary to end all documentaries on the filmmaker.
Shocking twist: Tom Hanks is heavily involved in the doc. But there are dozens and dozens of other notables attached to this. Here’s the synopsis:
One of the most famous filmmakers in the world, Steven Spielberg pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career more than ever before in the exclusive HBO presentation SPIELBERG. The feature-length documentary examines Spielberg’s filmography in depth, revealing how his experiences fed his work and changed it over time. Directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, this unprecedented chronicle debuts SATURDAY, OCT. 7, exclusively on HBO. The documentary will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.
As for the stacked list of celebs putting in some time for Spielberg, back in the glory of this list:
J.J. Abrams, Christian Bale, Drew Barrymore, Cate Blanchett, Francis Ford Coppola, Daniel Craig, Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian de Palma, Laura Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Dreyfuss, Ralph Fiennes, Harrison Ford, David Geffen, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Holly Hunter, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ben Kingsley, Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas, Liam Neeson, Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey and Robert Zemeckis.
Need we say any more about this? Think about the list of great films we will get insight into. This should be juicy entertainment for movie geeks.