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Ron Howard discusses Pavarotti documentary with CBS This Morning

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Ron Howard became famous playing Opie Taylor on "The Andy Griffith Show," then Richie Cunningham on "Happy Days" before he moved behind the camera. The Oscar-winning director's new project is a documentary about the untold story of legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti. 

A CBS Films Polygram Entertainment Brian Grazer presentation, PAVAROTTI is an Imagine Entertainment and White Horse Pictures production, DIRECTED BY: Ron Howard, WRITTEN BY: Mark Monroe and PRODUCED BY: Nigel Sinclair, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Michael Rosenberg, Jeanne Elfant Festa. 

From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years, PAVAROTTI is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of The Voice...The Man...The Legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event features history-making performances and intimate interviews, including never-before-seen footage and cutting-edge Dolby Atmos technology. 

Howard joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss making the film and why he was drawn to Pavarotti's life. Watch the attached video