CNN will be taking an in-depth look at the evolution of American cinema starting next month, with a new six-part original series, “The Movies,” premiering Sunday, July 7.
The series examines the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed the development of the film industry.
The project is executive produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, and features interviews with Steven Spielberg, Julia Roberts, Ron Howard, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro and others.
The first two-hour installment, premiering July 7, examines the Eighties, with subsequent episodes focusing on other time periods. Click here for the full schedule, along with an extensive list of interview subjects and other details about the series.