It’s shaping up to be a great year for Tony Hawk fans, as it’s just been revealed that the upcoming documentary on his video games is releasing soon. Entitled “Pretending I’m a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story,” the doc will explore the behind-the-scenes stories of 1999’s Tony Hawk Pro Skater.
The flick will star the pro skater himself, along with a bunch of familiar friends and faces from the skating world. Chad Muska, Steve Caballero, Jamie Thomas, and Rodney Mullen are just a few of the people who’ll be making an appearance, ensuring we’re getting a full and complete picture of how the game was made.
It will feature brand-new interviews, and is being produced by Ralph D’Amato, directed by Ludvig Gür, and released by Wood Entertainment.
The documentary’s official description reads as follows: “In 1999, the video game Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater shook the world when it sold 9 million copies upon release and changed the skateboarding scene forever. This documentary is the story of the skaters and developers who came together to create the best-selling game as well as a look into how skateboarding became part of the mainstream.”
Check out the trailer below!
Pretending I’m a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story releases on August 18th across multiple streaming and VOD services.
The documentary should get you hyped up enough for the launch of Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2, the remakes of the iconic games. The new title is due to launch on September 4 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
The game’s official description reads as follows: “Drop back in with the most iconic skateboarding games ever made. Play the fully-remastered Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ & Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ 2 games in one epic collection, rebuilt from the ground up in incredible HD.”
Featured Image: Pretending I’m A Superman