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Norton Producing Obama Documentary Series

8 November 2008 11:29 PM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Actor Edward Norton has produced a documentary chronicling the journey of America’s next President Barack Obama’s to the White House. Norton’s production company Class 5 Films has closed a deal with bosses at HBO who will then plan to air the finished series in early 2009. The actor reportedly approached Obama in 2006 to document his entrance into the world of politics with his role as a senator for the state of Illinois. Directors Alicia Sams (Election Day) and Amy Rice (”Little Beauties: Ultimate Kiddie Queen Showdown”) filmed extensive footage of the Obama in his Illinois years and continued to capture the politician as he kicked off his presidential campaign in 2007. Norton tells the Hollywood Reporter, “Senator Obama’s history-making [...] »

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