LeBron James is government generating a YouTube documentary collection following the lives of highschool scholars with goals of turning into basketball stars, the Google-owned video carrier introduced Monday.
James, big name of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, might be one of the most government manufacturers of the eight-episode collection “Best Shot.”
The collection might be directed by means of Michael John Warren, identified for “Fearless,” and “Jay-Z Fade to Black,” and can characteristic former NBA big name Jay Williams, whose occupation used to be reduce quick in 2003 by means of a serious bike twist of fate.
James and his longtime pal, businessman Maverick Carter, are the manager manufacturers of the collection from SpringHill Entertainment, Boardwalk Pictures and Warner Bros. Television Group’s virtual studio Blue Ribbon Content, set to be launched in 2018.
“We’re passionate about this story because it’s about real high school students encountering real life challenges,” Carter, who’s leader government of SpringHill, mentioned in a commentary.
“All they need is that little push in the right direction, and with a relatable mentor like Jay Williams guiding them, they’ve got a very real opportunity to change their lives forever. This series is inspiring, it’s moving, and it’s real.”
It is among the displays set to debut on YouTube Red, the streaming carrier from Google which targets to produce unique content material for paid subscribers.
YouTube Red is to be had within the United States, Australia, Mexico, New Zealand and South Korea.