New Delhi: Discovery Channel is launching a new series titled Real Story of… which will uncover the true stories upon which some of the most famous, Oscar-nominated movies of recent years were based. From Donnie Brasco to American Sniper, the series will separate fact from fiction in some of the biggest movies of our time.
Real Story of… on Discovery will premiere on November 26 and will air every Sunday at 10 pm. This high-octane documentary series reveals the true stories behind some of Hollywood’s finest movies. Discover how Louis Zamperini, subject of Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, underwent his biggest transformation after the plot of the movie ended and the reality behind the movie depiction of American Sniper Chris Kyle.
Blending dramatic reconstruction with telling archive of actual events, eyewitness testimony and documentary footage, Real Story Of… unpicks fact from fiction, meeting the people behind these extraordinary events to experience the real drama of the truth.
Zulfia Waris, VP & Head of Premium & Digital Networks, South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said, “The iconic movies featured in the series are classics that appeal to audience across the world. The series will reveal interesting facets to these stories that will surprise as well as entertain viewers. For instance, It isn’t widely known that Donnie Brasco’s character, an FBI agent (played by Johnny Depp), was supposed to be undercover for a few months and it ended up being six years. Watch the series for more such interesting, unbelievable facts about your favourite movies.”
The other movies featured in the series include classics such as Donnie Brasco, Munich, Exodus and Face Of An Angel.