There’s going to be a 90-Minute Documentary on Weeknd’s Super Bowl Performance!
If you’re a big fan of The Weeknd and loved his halftime Super Bowl Performance, then we’ve got some incredible news for you. Showtime has announced a 90-minute feature documentary called“The Show”. It will give us an intimate look into the makings of The Weeknd’s 2021 Super Bowl Performance. Emmy nominee Nadia Hallgren will direct the movie and Pepsi in-house content studio and Boardwalk Pictures will produce The Show.
Over 100 million people from all around the world watched The Weeknd’s halftime Super Bowl Performance! The Show will show the eager audience the immense amount of work that went into that 13-minute long performance. It may have been a short performance, but the hard work behind it took months of collaboration. Furthermore, we’ll also be getting more insight on the halftime performance from people closely involved in the making of it. This includes the executive producer Jesse Collins, executive producers Roc Nation, and others who put it together amid a pandemic.
A closer look into The Weeknd’s iconic halftime 2021 Super Bowl performance
While talking to Variety, Todd Kaplan, VP of Marketing at Pepsi, said:
The Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show is undoubtedly the world’s biggest stage, producing the most viewed and talked about moment in music every single year. The pressure to deliver an iconic, memorable and entertaining performance is felt well beyond the artist, as there are a number of people – behind the scenes – who are vital to its success. With our new documentary coming to Showtime, we are taking fans on the emotional and thrilling journey of what it takes to make the biggest show of the year – with the added complexity of doing so amidst a global pandemic.
Furthermore, Executive Vice President Content Acquisition of Showtime Networks, Kent Sevener had this to say about The Weeknd’s performance:
Anchored by The Weeknd’s dynamic performance, ‘The Show’ is a worthy snapshot of the tremendous artistry and effort that goes into the (Halftime Show). Jesse Collins has been absolutely passionate about this project, and Nadia Hallgren brings the kind of energy and insight that will make this behind-the-scenes look a transformative experience and something unique for Showtime viewers.
Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait till later this year for the premiere of The Weeknd’s documentary. Until then, you can get a glimpse of it in this teaser: