HBO Documentary Films has premiered a sneak peek clip of their latest project, Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight.
The film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, is based on Ali’s greatest fight outside the ring – his refusal to enlist in the U.S. Army for the Vietnam War in 1967.
Although actors like Danny Glover, Frank Langella and Kathleen Chalfant star in the film, the role of Muhammad Ali was not cast and director Stephen Frears decided to use archival footage of Ali’s court appearances instead.
Hit play up top to get a glimpse of what’s to come. Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight premieres on HBO on Saturday, October 5, 8-9:40 P.M. ET/PT. Will you be watching?