Robert Redford to Revisit Watergate With New TV Doc Deadline
Actor-director Robert Redford will revisit the Watergate scandal, the subject of his 1976 film "All The President's Men," with a retrospective documentary from his new company Sundance Productions, reports Deadline.com.
The two-hour documentary, "All The President’s Men Revisited," will be broadcast on Discovery Channel worldwide. The project marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark conspiracy that took down the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.
Redford, who played Bob Woodward in “All the President’s Men” opposite Dustin Hoffman as Carl Bernstein, will narrate the documentary. The 1976 feature film was directed by Alan J. Pakula.
In a statement, Redford said: “Unique and artful stories have always been a passion of mine, and I am proud to announce Sundance Productions’ desire to address critical stories across a multitude of relevant platforms."
Redford’s new Sundance Productions shingle, which focuses on television and multimedia, is a complement to his feature-oriented company Wildwood.