Andre the Giant versus Hulk Hogan in WWF

HBO debuts the trailer for Andre the Giant, a documentary about the same-named legendary pro wrestler. In recent years, professional wrestling has started to achieve a level of mainstream media integration comparable to what it enjoyed during its boom periods in the mid-1980s and late 1990s. As former wrestling champions Dwayne Johnson and John Cena continue to star in several movies each year, ESPN has begun interviewing WWE wrestlers on SportsCenter and other shows, something absolutely unthinkable until a couple of years ago.

ESPN earlier this month aired The Nature Boy, a documentary about legendary pro wrestler Ric Flair, the first of nearly 100 docs in the 30 for 30 series to deal with wrestling, following a doc a few months earlier about the ill-fated, WWE-backed XFL football league. And now, one of the creators of 30 for 30 is planning another documentary ...

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