HBO Sets Documentary Feature on Steven Spielberg

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HBO is giving the documentary treatment to Steven Spielberg.

Directed and produced by “American Masters” alum Susan Lacy, “Spielberg” is set to air Oct. 7. Lacy conducted more than 30 hours of interviews with the renowned filmmaker for the feature-length doc.

The docu will chronicle his nearly 50-year career as a filmmaker of such landmark pics as “Jaws,” “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “The Color Purple,” “Schindler’s List,” “Jurassic Park” and “Saving Private Ryan.”

Among the notables who contribute insights on Spielberg are 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.

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  1. This should be an interesting especially since Spielberg narrates himself.

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