The first trailer for Bill Simmons' 'Andre the Giant' documentary is here and it shows the dark side of being one of the world's most famous athletes

  • HBO has released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming documentary, “Andre the Giant.”
  • The film is on the life of AndrĂ© Roussimoff, a professional wrestler who suffered from gigantism.
  • Andre the Giant was listed as 7-foot-4 and over 500 pounds and was a long-time rival of Hulk Hogan.
  • The trailer depicts Roussimoff’s rise to becoming one of the most famous athletes in the world, but also the dark side of being Andre the Giant.
  • This is the first HBO documentary produced by the Bill Simmons Media Group.
  • Simmons, a huge pro wrestling fan, has long wanted to do a documentary on the wrestling giant.
  • The film will debut on April 10.

Watch the trailer below:

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