C6: Almost Famous / Ep 2: Cameron Crowe Unmasked
Origins with James Andrew Miller - July 8, 2020 - 53:24
Cameron Crowe's script for “Almost Famous” was semi-autobiographical; if you think that made it easier to write, consider its 10 year incubation. In Episode 2, we go back to Cameron’s real life upbringing, and follow him as he never gives up on bringing his most personal story to the screen.
C6: Almost Famous / Ep 1: Casting, Casting, Casting
July 8, 2020 - 1:07:02
“Almost Famous” was almost a very different movie. Can you imagine the film with Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, and Natalie Portman? Here’s...
C6: Almost Famous / Ep 3: Rock School & Pre-Production
July 8, 2020 - 44:29
Nancy Wilson and Peter Frampton tutor Billy Crudup, Jason Lee, and others on being rock stars, including how to figure out how to play...
About The Show
After spending more than three years working on his latest book, “Tinderbox: HBO’s Ruthless Pursuit of New Frontiers,” replete with 757 interviews, Origins host Jim Miller decided he hadn’t had enough, and has returned with new interviews to further explore one of the world’s most iconic premium content brands.Origins Chapter 7 is titled, “HBO: Present, Past, and Future,” featuring leading voices from inside and outside the world ofHBO.