Dropping just ahead of the eagerly-awaited reboot of the $1.4 billion Tony Hawk Pro Skater video game franchise this fall, PRETENDING I’M A SUPERMAN – THE TONY HAWK VIDEO GAME STORY documentary arrives next month.
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.
PRETENDING I’M A SUPERMAN 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 a part of the mainstream.
Featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with the legendary skater Tony Hawk as well as skating giants Steve Caballero, Rodney Mullen, Chad Muska, and Jamie Thomas, the doc takes audiences through an intimate yet extraordinary journey, chronicling the meteoric rise of skateboarding’s most famous names.
Tony Hawk has one of the most inspiring stories ever told, from groundbreaking skater to gaming mogul. PRETENDING I’M A SUPERMAN – THE TONY HAWK VIDEO GAME STORY arrives on Digital/VOD platforms on August 18.