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And -- well that's a piece of it the -- set to rise on this new.
Eight part miniseries on one of America's most political famous political dynasties without a doubt.
But it did not happen without controversy in fact the History Channel.
Was the original host of this whole project.
They dropped the Kennedys and their program senator over to a lesser known ad network -- in Israel also which is getting a lot of attention from this giant cast as a director and he is and that's not -- good to have you here this morning.
Good to be here in a lot of reports that the Kennedy family was not happy with this project at -- producer this is stills are now who a lot of viewers -- know from the 24 series hugely successful.
What's the what's your reaction to that what was like -- -- you when he found -- that it wasn't gonna happen History Channel anymore.
Well is doubly surprised all of us and and I would I would say shock but it was definitely surprise.
So you know integrate it even more attention now and -- it's over -- that this controversy happened in this is on the center channel.
Well this there's no doubt I mean I think everyone's eyes -- on -- now a lot of people are gonna watch to see what the controversy is about.
And I think there's just -- curiosity factor now that History Channel dropped and people wanted one and a lot why basically.
An episode we.
Okay absurd it is so let's take a look at a little piece of it this is Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy.
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Thinks that he.
-- I think human he -- And it won't have -- infancy -- -- -- and that maybe you know one of the things -- that the Stanley was not happy about.
What was it like for all of you shooting this -- -- it was a very intense shooting period for this up for this movie.
And for them to -- such well known iconic.
Historic figures must have been very difficult.
While it was actually a challenge and I think that's why a lot of -- got involved I think you know you know we always an artist looking for bigger challenge and this was definitely a big challenge -- They all stepped up to it everyone did tons of research.
And and then actually the process of shooting -- where it went very well and was actually kind of fun it was it was really great experience I think for everyone involved.
You will see Barry Pepper in this film as well new a lot of people.
Will remember from Saving Private Ryan -- let's just take a look at what -- that this is about the Bay of Pigs and Cuba.
You send these the invasion force would land without resistance you told me that day.
Castro and the people.
You will would rise up you've been wrong about everything so far so I think Alex I'm going to be doing right now -- becoming an unmitigated disaster.
I -- -- and it's it's very spans it that is spans a huge period of time.
What was the most difficult -- for you as the director acted to handle and to be true to these historic moment.
Well I think I think the that what what you saw basically is the toughest thing to do this -- get -- tonight cabinet room.
You know we're all political decisions are being made and and be as faithful as you can add to what the history books.
Have to say about those events and and you know and Teixeira to show those events although those are actually the biggest challenge we're not root for a long time and then.
One of the hardest things issue was -- really the assassination.
-- -- -- We re created with such incredible do you -- that.
You can tell on the set everyone had goose bumps and it's like trouble -- at a time machine and you're back and you're watching it together and wasn't it wasn't having that you really wanna watch so there was it was it was really kind of sensitive thing to shoot and and a bit strange.
Well thank you so much John -- Over the weekend thank you for being here today.
Very -- Aren't there a lot of questions --
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