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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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