Rare video footage of rock legend, Bruce Springsteen that has been locked away for more than 30 years will be screened during the Toronto Film Festival in September.
A documentary about 'The Boss,' Bruce Springsteen working on his fourth album is titled 'The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town.' The movie, which will include rehearsal footage was directed by longtime filmmaker Thom Zimney in collaboration with 'The Boss.' The film covers the time after the release 'Born to Run' in 1975 through the next three years.
Fortunately for Bruce Springsteen fans, you won't have to go all the way to Canada and the Toronto Film Festival in order to see this documentary. HBO has purchased the rights to broadcast the documentary, and they seem pretty excited about it.
A number of HBO representatives weighed in on how excited they were to be able to air the project.
HBO's co-president Richard L. Plepler says, "The fact that this footage has been sitting in a vault, and no one has seen it for more than 30 years is just extraordinary."
"Fans of Bruce Springsteen know that HBO's long been a home for his electrifying and compelling performances," states HBO's Nancy Geller. "Now we're thrilled to present a magical inside look at what it takes to make a work of art -- his landmark album 'Darkness on the Edge of Town.'"
What do you think about the rare Bruce Springsteen video footage finally being released? So you think it will be as electrifying and compelling as HBO hopes?