Newswire: HBO moves up the date for its Carrie Fisher/Debbie Reynolds documentary
HBO has announced that it’s moving up the release date for its upcoming documentary Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds, in the wake of the recent, sudden deaths of the movie’s two stars. The documentary—which chronicles the life that Fisher and Reynolds lived together for many years in their Beverly Hills compound—is set to air on January 9.
Directed by Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens, Bright Lights combines footage of the pair’s day-to-day lives with old family films, and is being described as “an intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty in all its eccentricity.” (Also, we’re just guessing, but it’s probably also going to hit fans of either woman like a serious punch to the gut.)
Meanwhile, the network announced yesterday that it’ll be re-airing Fisher’s autobiographical special Wishful Drinking on Sunday night, one of several TV tributes planned for …