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Jerry Weintraub doc “His Way” picked up by HBO

HBO Documentary Films has acquired feature length doc His Way. Directed by Douglas McGrath and produced by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, Alan Polsky and Gabe Polsky, the film puts ...
February 3, 2011

HBO Documentary Films has acquired feature length doc His Way. Directed by Douglas McGrath and produced by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, Alan Polsky and Gabe Polsky, the film puts film producer and personal manager Jerry Weintraub in the spotlight.

His Way chronicles the five decade career of Weintraub with personal video, archival footage and interviews with George H. W. Bush, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts, among others. It will debut on HBO later this year.

“Jerry’s success as a producer is legendary and his prolific career is one that we have admired for years,” says Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming in a statement. “He is also one heck of a storyteller, and it was this ability to narrate his life in the most compelling and entertaining way that drew us to His Way. Seeing the caliber of talent that has come forth to participate in the documentary is a testament to his professional prowess and the obvious respect he has earned over the years. We are delighted that Jerry chose HBO to bring his story to the screen.”

The film is executive produced by by Steven Soderbergh and Audrey Rosenberg and is a Polsky Films production in association with Consolidated Documentaries.

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