Showtime Sets Making-of Documentary About The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Show
Showtime has picked up a documentary about The Weeknd’s Super Bowl halftime show, the premium cable network announced Friday.Titled “The Show,” the 90-minute feature will be directed by “Becoming’s” Nadia Hallgren and is set to premiere late this year.
Pepsi, which produces the halftime show each year, will produce the doc with Boardwalk Pictures.The Weeknd’s performance, helmed by longtime Super Bowl halftime show director Hamish Hamilton, was broadcast on Sunday from the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
Featuring hits like “Can’t Feel My Face,” “Starboy” and “Blinding Lights,” the performance was generally well-received by critics with its immersive stages and moody atmosphere.
In a profile published in Billboard, it was revealed that the performer himself kicked in $7 million to deliver the show.Showtime describes the halftime show, executive produced by Jesse Collins and Roc Nation, as “one of the biggest musical productions during one of the most challenging,