Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds’ Bright Lights documentary to premiere on HBO

Following the deaths of Hollywood legends Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, HBO decided to move up the release of the documentary titled Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds to January 7, 2017.

The documentary is a portrayal of the strong emotional bond shared between mother-daughter duo Fisher, 60, and Reynolds, 84. The trailer whips together their witty banter that will have you laughing out loud, while other scenes are so heartwarming you’ll be giving in to the urge to instantly be with your own mom.

The trailer shows the ladies debating memory loss and old cell phones, while also giving glimpses at old family photos and home videos. Reynolds discusses her daughter’s struggle with mental illness, which Fisher was always open to discussing.

The 95-minute documentary was shot over a year ago and received critical acclaim at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. It will make its debut on Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. ~Marriska Fernandes

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  1. Grindal • January 5, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

    Prophetic that they were working on this in the year leading up to their deaths. Definitely want to see this.

  2. Belinda • January 5, 2017 @ 10:43 AM

    Such a heart-breaking ending for two wonderful actresses whose work was enjoyable and memorable. Sad for their families.

  3. Deborah P. • January 5, 2017 @ 12:56 PM

    That was pretty tough losing these two ladies so quickly , you really never know how much time we will have, just live it well and be kind.I will be looking forward to seeing Debbie & Carrie in this documentary!I’ve already been missing my mom and will see her soon.

  4. Gwen • January 5, 2017 @ 8:40 PM

    Shame that it’s only on HBO. Don’t get that channel and would’ve loved to see this

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