Hulu Debuts Trailer for Original Documentary 'Becoming Bond,' Streaming Premiere Set for May 20

Posted Thu Mar 9, 2017 at 07:30 AM PST by
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The upcoming documentary chronicles George Lazenby's path toward becoming 007.

Hulu has releases a trailer for its latest original documentary, 'Becoming Bond.' The film will start streaming exclusively through Hulu on May 20.

Follow George Lazenby on his journey from a car salesman to securing the role as James Bond. The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next seven Bond films and a $1 million signing bonus, he turned it all down...

Check out the trailer below!

'Becoming Bond' comes from director Josh Greenbaum. Before arriving on Hulu, the film is set to have its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival on March 11.

Other upcoming Hulu series include 'The Handmaid's Tale' on April 26,  Marvel's 'Runaways,' a reimagining of 'Foxy Brown' starring Meagan Good, 'Castle Rock' from J.J. Abrams & Stephen King, and 'Future Man' from executive producers Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Matt Tolmach, and James Weaver.

A current Hulu subscription starts at $8 per month with commercials. In addition, ad-free playback is available for $12 per month. Likewise, Hulu is also preparing to launch a live streaming service with content from networks like CBS, CBS Sports Network, POP, TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, Boomerang, Turner Classic Movies, FOX, ABC, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, BTN, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN-SEC, ESPN 3, Fox Regional Sports Networks across dozens of key national markets, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, Fox News, Fox Business, Freeform, FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic, and Nat Geo Wild.

Source: Hulu

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