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Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward’s timeless love story is getting the Scorsese treatment.

Six-episode documentary series by actor Ethan Hawke. “The Last Movie Stars” will chronicle the pair’s romance. The show will premiere on CNN’s streaming platform, CNN+, and is executive produced by Martin Scorsese.

Woodward and Newman worked on films together, such as “Rachel, Rachel” “Mr. and Mrs. Bridge.”

The two were married in 1958 and stayed together until Newman’s death in 2008 — an anomaly in Hollywood. Woodward is still living at 91. They had three children.

Hawke, 51, got involved in the project after one of Woodward’s and Newman’s daughters asked him at the peak of the pandemic to direct a documentary about her famous parents.

“Exploring Woodward and Newman through their 50-year love affair has proven more rewarding than I could have imagined. Their work, philanthropy and lives serve as a kind of North Star, illuminating what a substantive, meaningful life can look like,”Hawke stated this in a statement.

“The Last Movie Stars”Interviews from a long-forgotten project Newman and Stewart Stern worked on will be featured in the book.

Ethan Hawke will direct the six-episode series. FilmMagic

Stern interviewed entertainment figures like Sidney Lumet (Elia Kazan), Karl Malden and Sidney Pollack, Gore Vidal. Jacqueline Witte, Woodward, and many others for a memoir. “The Sting”Actor wanted to be a writer.

Stern also spoke to Newman about his childhood, Witte’s first marriage, Woodward’s life, and Scott’s death in 1978 from a drug overdose.

The docuseries features interviews with Woodward and Newman from the archives as well as interviews of other actors. Karen Allen, George Clooney, Oscar Isaac, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Zoe Kazan, Laura Linney, Sam Rockwell and others are set to voice sequences of Stern’s transcribed interviews for “The Last Movie Stars.”

Woodward and Newman 2001 at the Golden Theater, New York City. Ron Galella Collection via Getty

Newman’s daughters were also interviewed for the show. “Ethan’s brilliant vision illuminates what fascinates us about Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman in a film worthy of their talents and passions,”Amy Entelis, CNN Worldwide’s executive vice president for talent and content development, said the following: “We look forward to sharing this unique, multi-chapter story with CNN+ subscribers.”

Woodward’s philanthropic ventures such as being an active civil rights and environmental advocate will also be shown alongside how she and Newman had successful careers while being married.

The series will also be streamable on HBO Max.

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