The World's strongest man, Eddie 'THE BEAST' Hall has reached the pinnacle of his career and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. Despite his immense achievements, Eddie suffered from bouts of depression throughout his career, and now is in a place where he can no longer continue in the sport that saved him from himself. In danger of falling back into the dark world of depression, Eddie looks for a new channel of expression, and turns to his life-long hero and friend, Arnold Schwarzenegger, in the hope that he can follow him into the acting world of Hollywood.
The story begins with Eddie's humble beginnings in Stoke-on-Trent, England, where as a young man he battled depression, and how with the support of his family he overcame the roller coaster of emotional,physical and mental challenges of competitive sport to rise to the top of the Strongman world. Now, on a quest for a new challenge, Eddy travels to Arnie's roots in Austria, to his own record breaking events in Australia, and finally,having met up with his friend Arnie in Ohio, to Los Angeles, where he encounters the ruthless world of talent agents and directors, as he tries to break into the most competitive business of all......Hollywood.
Directors: Matt Bell | Chris Fretwell
Writer: Chris Fretwell (story)
Executive Producers: Guido Baechler | Eddie Hall | Winston Ellis | Ian Wilson
Producers: Kevin Augello | Jamie Chambers
Cinematographer: Ali Farahani
Editor: Tom Bober
Marketing: Deborah Sheppard