Bono and the Edge return to the streets of Dublin for Disney+ documentary 7 months ago

Bono and the Edge return to the streets of Dublin for Disney+ documentary

Its premiere date will coincide with the release of U2's new album.

A new trailer has hit the web for Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming with Dave Letterman, a music documentary that will premiere next month on Disney+.


The feature-length film will see Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom) capturing David Letterman on his first visit to Dublin to hang out with the two Irish musicians and to join them for a concert performance "unlike any they've done before".

"The docu-special will focus on the relationship between Bono and The Edge and how it has developed over 45 years of close friendship to become one of the most remarkable songwriting partnerships in the history of rock 'n' roll, plus document Dublin through Dave's eyes as he experiences Bono and The Edge's home city for the first time," U2's website states.

While Letterman has been close with U2 for years, he had previously only spent time with Bono and the Edge in the US. As well as being their guest at an intimate concert performance at the former Ambassador Cinema building at the top of O'Connell Street, the talk show host will also be seen in the documentary visiting the legendary Forty Foot swimming spot and taking a DART to Wicklow.

On top of this. the documentary will show Bono and The Edge having a sing-song at McDaid's pub off Grafton Street, alongside Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Imelda May, Loah, Saint Sister, Grian Chatten of Fontaines DC and Dermot Kennedy.


Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming with Dave Letterman will premiere on Disney+ on 17 March, the same day as U2 release their new album 'Songs of Surrender'. You can check out the trailer for the documentary below.

Meanwhile, earlier in the week, JOE covered the first teaser for the new Russell Crowe-starring horror movie The Pope's Exorcist in a separate article which you can read right here.

To watch the rest of the week's big trailers, see below.


Boston Strangler

Also releasing on Disney+ on 17 March is this crime drama starring Keira Knightley and based on the true story of the Boston Strangler, who killed 13 women in Boston in the '60s.



Man of the moment Paul Mescal co-stars in this modern-day reimagining of the classical opera of the same name.

It will be out in Ireland sometime after its US release on 21 April.

Meet Me in the Bathroom

Another music documentary, except this time about the rebirth of the New York rock scene in the new millennium. It will be released in Irish cinemas on 10 March.


Past Lives

In this acclaimed new romantic drama, two deeply connected childhood friends are separated but reunite in New York two decades later for one fateful week.

Starring Greta Lee and Teo Yoo, Past Lives does not have an Irish release date yet but is out in the States on 19 May.

The Power

Moving onto TV, this sci-fi drama set in a world where teenage girls are suddenly able to generate electricity at will is set to arrive on Prime Video on 31 March.


Sticking with Prime Video, this comedy-drama series created by Donald Glover and Janine Nabers (Atlanta) stars Dominique Fishback (The Deuce) as Dre, a young woman whose obsession with a pop star takes a dark turn.

It will premiere on the streamer on 17 March.

Waco: American Apocalypse

This three-part documentary series from Netflix explores the tragic Waco siege of 1993 and will premiere on the streamer on 22 March.

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