29 episodes

Join award-winning journalist and best-selling author James Andrew Miller as he uncovers bold beginnings of success stories in the worlds of television, movies, sports, music, and business. Experience all the unpredictable moments, pivotal junctures, and strokes of luck that turn great ideas into formidable realities -- as told by the insiders who were there from the start.

Origins with James Andrew Miller Cadence13

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.7, 38 Ratings

Join award-winning journalist and best-selling author James Andrew Miller as he uncovers bold beginnings of success stories in the worlds of television, movies, sports, music, and business. Experience all the unpredictable moments, pivotal junctures, and strokes of luck that turn great ideas into formidable realities -- as told by the insiders who were there from the start.

    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 5: 20 Years!

    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 5: 20 Years!

    Cameron Crowe and the cast of “Almost Famous” answer big 20th anniversary questions like, “Why are we still talking about this film now?” What is the legacy of “Almost Famous?” "How did the film change your career? Your life?"

    • 48 min
    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 4: On Set & On Location

    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 4: On Set & On Location

    Come behind the camera and the scenes as the entire cast shares stories from their favorite and most difficult days during the long five month shoot of “Almost Famous.”

    • 1 hr 17 min
    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 3: Rock School & Pre-Production

    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 3: Rock School & Pre-Production

    Nancy Wilson and Peter Frampton tutor Billy Crudup, Jason Lee, and others on being rock stars, including how to figure out how to play the guitar in just six weeks — while the others start rehearsals and get to know one another. 

    • 47 min
    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 2: Cameron Crowe Unmasked

    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 2: Cameron Crowe Unmasked

    Cameron Crowe's script for “Almost Famous” was semi-autobiographical; if you think that made it easier to write, consider its 10 year incubation. In Episode 2, we go back to Cameron’s real life upbringing, and follow him as he never gives up on bringing his most personal story to the screen.

    • 56 min
    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 1: Casting, Casting, Casting

    C6: Almost Famous / Ep 1: Casting, Casting, Casting

    “Almost Famous” was almost a very different movie. Can you imagine the film with Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, and Natalie Portman? Here’s the full story of the casting saga that took place before filming ever started. 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Almost Famous Turns 20! TRAILER

    Almost Famous Turns 20! TRAILER

    Origins is back! James Andrew Miller brings you behind the scenes of the Cameron Crowe classic that put us on the bus with Stillwater and taught us what life on the road with a Rock-n-Roll band was all about - not to mention adolescent love and heartbreak. Come join Jim as he brings the band back together and sits down with the cast, starting with the writer and director himself, Cameron Crowe - plus Kate Hudson, Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, rock stars Peter Frampton & Nancy Wilson, and more. It's all happening. Don't miss it.​ ALMOST FAMOUS now available on Digital and Blu-Ray from Paramount Home Entertainment.  

    • 3 min

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