The Last Movie Stars
: Actor/director Ethan Hawke explores the love story and enduring legacy of Hollywood legends Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman.
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1. Chapter One: Cosmic Orphans
In the early 1950s, aspiring actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward meet as unde...
2. Chapter Two: A Star Is Born
As the pressures of motherhood cause Joanne to take a step back from the limelig...
3. Chapter Three: The Legend of Paul Leonard Newman
Paul achieves international renown alongside his status as Hollywood’s leading h...
4. Chapter Four: Paying the Price
The couple grows more outspoken about social justice issues, but troubles at hom...
5. Chapter Five: Against the Sky
As Paul's alcoholism continues to wreak havoc on their marriage, Joanne gives he...
6. Chapter Six: Luck Is an Art
In the wake of their son's death, Paul and Joanne channel their grief into chari...
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The Last Movie Stars
1 Seasons Available (6 Episodes)
About This Series
Directed by Ethan Hawke and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, this epic six-part docuseries celebrates the enigmatic personas, incredible talent, and love story of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Partners on screen and in life, the pair’s unparalleled dedication to their craft, their philanthropy, and one another is brought to life by readings of long-lost transcribed interviews with Paul, Joanne, and those closest to them – voiced by contemporary actors including George Clooney, Laura Linney, and many others. Blending footage from Woodward and Newman’s most iconic films alongside insights from industry greats, The Last Movie Stars paints an intimate portrait of an unmatched love story – and the enduring legacy of a couple forever entwined with the history of American cinema.
Cast and Crew
Starring: George Clooney, Laura Linney, Karen Allen, Brooks Ashmanskas, Alessandro Nivola, Zoe Kazan, Mark Ruffalo, Billy Crudup, Ewan Mcgregor, Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Bobby Cannavale, Vincent D'Onofrio, Sally Field, Martin Scorsese