Andre the Giant — Rumored Documentary Made Official, Bill Simmons Producing for HBO and WWE

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“The Eighth Wonder of the World” Andre the Giant is getting his own HBO documentary … and it’ll be produced by 30 for 30 creator Bill Simmons.

WWE announced today that they’re partnering with HBO Sports to produce “ANDRE THE GIANT, a documentary film examining the life and career of one of the most beloved legends in WWE history.”

Simmons will serve as executive producer.

The synopsis for the flick says it will “combine never-before-seen footage and revealing interviews for a comprehensive and intimate portrait of one of WWE’s most beloved, yet largely unknown figures.”

WWE Superstars, sports and entertainment executive, athletes, media, family, friends and associates will all be interviewed for the documentary.