Scorsese to direct HBO's documentary on Bill Clinton

MUMBAI: Martin Scorsese will get up close and personal with Bill Clinton when he shoots a documentary on the former US president. The documentary, which has been approved by Clinton, promises to delve into the two-term Democrat‘s views on politics, history, culture and the world.

"A towering figure who remains a major voice in world issues, President Clinton continues to shape the political dialogue both here and around the world," said the filmmaker in a statement. Through intimate conversations, I hope to provide greater insight into this transcendent figure," he added.

Clinton, 66, who was first elected president in 1992, has been popular with the public since he left office in January 2001.

In July, pollsters Gallup measured Clinton‘s favorability rating at 66 per cent and found that he is popular among nearly all segments of the citizens of the US.

Right now, HBO is tightlipped as to when filming on the documentary would start or when the documentary would go on air.

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