• HBO Orders Adam McKay's Showtime Lakers Drama to Series

    9 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

    HBO orders Adam McKay's Showtime Lakers drama to series
    After amassing an impressive cast led by Jason Clarke and John C. Reilly , Adam McKay's Los Angeles Lakers series has been given the series order from HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
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    The untitled series, with the pilot written by Max Borenstein based on Jeff Pearlman's book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s , will tell the story of the iconic basketball team during the 1980s, know as the “Showtime” era. The...
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  • HBO Orders Adam McKay's 1980s LA Lakers Drama to Series

    HBO Orders Adam McKay's 1980s LA Lakers Drama to Series

    9 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    HBO has ordered Adam McKay's drama about the 1980s “Showtime” era Los Angeles Lakers to series.
    Based on the Jeff Pearlman book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s,” the untitled show will dramatize the professional and personal lives of the 1980s team, described in the series logline as “one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties-a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.”
    Jason Clarke stars as Jerry West, the “cantankerous tortured genius of basketball” and one-time Lakers general manager. John C. Reilly will play former...
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  • Adam McKay's L.A. Lakers Project Gets Series Order At HBO

    9 monthes ago - By Deadline

    HBO has given a series order to The Untitled Lakers Project, a one-hour limited series drama based on Jeff Pearlman's book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s, produced by Oscar winner Adam McKay's Hyperobject Industries. The project marks the first limited series under Hyperobject Industries' recently announced five-year,...
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