LeBron James’ Production Company Signs Deal for Scripted TV With ABC!
LeBron James is getting ready to develop some new shows!
The 35-year-old NBA superstar’s production company with Maverick Carter, Springhill Entertainment, just signed a two-year overall deal for scripted TV with ABC Studios, part of Disney Television Studios, Deadline reported Friday (June 26).
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“SpringHill Entertainment makes the shows LeBron and I want to watch. We look at every project as a way to connect with our community and ask ourselves if it will entertain and empower them. We want our content to be insightful in every way. Disney is an incredible home for SpringHill’s future growth in scripted television. Disney’s variety of platforms, extensive reach, depth of talent, and diversity of audience opens up so much opportunity for us to keep creating great stories,” said co-founder Maverick.
“LeBron and Maverick bring the same passion and commitment to excellence to SpringHill as LeBron brings to the NBA. We’re thrilled they’re setting up shop with us and can’t wait roll up our sleeves and get to work,” said ABC president Jonnie Davis.
SpringHill has previously developed Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker, starring Octavia Spencer, I Promise, which follows the first academic year inside James’ I Promise School, as well as Netflix series Top Boy, about drugs and life in the Black communities of London.
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