‘Andre the Giant’ Trailer: A New Documentary Examines The Famed Wrestler

/Film | 3/10/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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The larger-than-life story of wrestler Andre the Giant gets the bio-doc treatment with HBO’s Andre the Giant. The new documentary from executive producer Bill Simmons chronicles the life and career of the late wrestler. Watch a new Andre the Giant trailer below.

André Roussimoff grew to be 6 foot 3 inches during his life (though sometimes billed as 7 ft 4 in), and he put his massive height to good use becoming famous wrestler and sometimes actor Andre the Giant. Health problems plagued Roussimoff for most of his adult life, and he died of congestive heart failure in 1993, at the age of 46. Now, Andre the Giant’s life is chronicled in the new HBO documentary Andre the Giant. Featuring interviews with Hulk Hogan, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal, Arnold Schwarzenegger and more, the doc provides an up-close-and-personal look at the late wrestler. And now there’s a new trailer for the film.

Facts - Mr - Giant

Here are some fun facts about Mr. The Giant:

During an interview with David Letterman, Andre bragged that he could drink ” 119 beers in a single session.” Wrestler Mike Graham later claimed he saw Andre consume 156 beers in one night.

Andre - Giant - Kid - Playwright - Samuel

When Andre the Giant was a kid, famed playwright Samuel Beckett used to give him rides to school.

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