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HBO and World of Wonder team up for Carrie Fisher doc

Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking began as an autobiographical book, went to the stage as a hit Broadway play and is now becoming an HBO documentary. Produced by HBO and World of Wonder Productions, the doc will be feature Fisher's one-woman stage show, archival footage and interviews with her friends and family. Wishful Drinking looks at the actress, screenwriter and author's life in a revealing and witty way. The HBO Documentary Films presentation will be produced and directed by WoW's Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey.
June 3, 2010

Carrie Fisher’s Wishful Drinking began as an autobiographical book, went to the stage as a hit Broadway play and is now becoming an HBO documentary. Produced by HBO and World of Wonder Productions, the doc will be feature Fisher’s one-woman stage show, archival footage and interviews with her friends and family. Wishful Drinking looks at the actress, screenwriter and author’s life in a revealing and witty way. The HBO Documentary Films presentation will be produced and directed by WoW’s Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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