The upcoming documentary series The Last Movie Star will revisit the love story between Newman and Woodward. the love story that man has celebrated and even envied Newman and Woodward lasted about 50 years. They lived a peaceful life with balance in everything they did for the next 50 years. If you want to go deep, read the article all the way to the end.
The Last Movie Star: Relaese Date
The upcoming documentary series The Last Movie Star is directed by actor and four-time Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke, with Martin Scorsese executive producing and co-producing through CNN Films.
The film honors “the enigmatic personas, incredible talent, and love story of” Woodward, 91, and Newman, who were married for 50 years before his death at the age of 83 in 2008.
On Thursday, July 21, HBO Max will premiere The Last Movie Stars. As of July 21, all six parts of the docuseries are available. There is currently no release date for the docuseries in the United Kingdom or elsewhere where HBO Max is not available.
Hawke told Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz that, “I fell more in love with them as I did it, And the more you care about them, the more you want to do the story justice.”
The Last Movie Star: Trailer
HBO Max has released the official trailer, which you should watch right now if you haven’t already. Hawke discusses his method for producing this documentary series in the trailer. Aside from that, he is teasing some of the information that viewers will learn about these two legendary stars.
What will be the plot of The Last Movie Star?
The Last Movie Stars re-enacts the lives of Newman and Woodward using contemporary actors. Hawke, in any case, will do Newman and Woodward and their story justice. Viewers have been eagerly awaiting the documentary’s release since the trailer was released. The countdown has already started. It’s only two days until the long wait is over.
The series’ production began during the time of covid days. To make the story of Newman and Woodward into a documentary, Hawke faced many challenges, which he overcame with ease and finished the project.
The Last Movie Stars tells the story of how Newman and Woodward met in 1953 while both were working on the Broadway romantic drama Picnic. They collaborated again in the 1957 film The Long, Hot Summer. A year later, Newman divorced his first wife, Jackie Witte, and married Woodward.
What can we expect from The Last Movie Star?
The couple established their life outside of Hollywood, settling in Westport, Connecticut, where they raised their three daughters, Elinor, Melissa, and Claire. Newman had three children with Witte: son Scott, who died in 1978, and daughters Susan and Stephanie.
Newman and Woodward were known for their ability to balance work, family, politics, and charity, including the creation of Newman’s Own, the famous salad dressing that donates 100% of its profits to charity.
- George Clooney as Paul Newman
- Laura Linney as Joanne Woodward
- Brooks Ashmanskas
- Bobby Cannavale
- Billy Crudup
- Josh Hamilton
- Zoe Kazan
- Sam Rockwell
- Steve Zahn