Lebron James is busy on the court and behind the scenes. Over the course of his basketball career, James has expanded his expertise to reach that of education and entertainment. While his new school was a major headliner of 2018, it’s the TV shows and movies Lebron James’s produced with his production company, SpringHill Entertainment that has us all wondering where he gets the time to do this all.
Check out the 21 TV shows and movies Lebron James’ produced, with his production company, SpringHill Entertainment, in the past, what is currently in production, and will be in production soon.
Shut Up & Dribble (current)
The three-part documentary, directed by Gotham Chopra, will examine the modern history of the NBA and its impact on popular culture in the U.S. and beyond.
The Wall (current)
With millions of dollars on the line each night, NBC’s heart-stopping game show, “The Wall” can change the lives of everyday people in an instant. Hosted by Chris Hardwick, “The Wall” offers a pair of deserving teammates life-altering cash prizes through an intense series of high-stakes trivia, teamwork, and a little luck. A rollercoaster of emotions, the four-story wall gives and just as quickly takes away.
Best Shot (current)
This powerful series featuring former NBA player Jay Williams will chronicle the lives of the students he hopes to inspire as the ESPN analyst shares his own journey of triumphs and challenges and mentors an inner-city high school basketball team. Michael John Warren is set to direct the series. LeBron James and Maverick Carter from SpringHill Entertainment as well as Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard and Jordan Wynn from Boardwalk Pictures will executive produce. The SpringHill Entertainment and Boardwalk Pictures production in association with Blue Ribbon Content will debut in 2018.
Warriors of Liberty City (current)
The “Warriors of Liberty City” docu-series from showrunner Evan Rosenfeld explores Liberty City – a crime-ridden neighborhood in Miami, Florida that is arguably the NFL’s largest football factory. The series follows a season with the Liberty City Warriors, a youth football program founded by an unlikely mentor: Luther Campbell, better known as Uncle Luke from the 2 Live Crew.
Student Athlete (current)
Student Athlete unveils the exploitative world of high-revenue college sports through the stories of young men at varying stages in their athletic careers. The documentary film from HBO Sports, LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment, and Steve Stoute’s United Masters follows former players, a former coach that now advocates for players, and a whistle-blowing shoe rep ready to expose the money trail.
Do Or Dare (current)
Hosted by comedian James Davis, each episode of Do or Dare features two celebrity contestants facing off in a series of ridiculous dares to raise money for their charity. Celebrities will receive $25,000 to be donated to a charity of their choice, while viewers also have the opportunity to donate directly to any of the featured charities via the Do or Dare show Page. Celeb contestants appearing on the series include Usher, Jermaine Dupri, Jason Derulo, CC Sabathia, Terrell Owens, and members of the cast of VEEP and Fuller House.
Madame C.J. Walker Limited Series (in development)
Octavia Spencer is set to star in the limited series about the renowned entrepreneur/social activist, Madame C.J. Walker. Walker, the daughter of slaves, amassed a fortune at the turn of the 20th century selling a revolutionary hair care formula for black women. At the time of her death, she was eulogized as the first female self-made millionaire. The series is based on the book, On Her Own Ground, written by Walker’s great-great granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles, who will also serve as a consultant on the series.
White Dave (in development)
Written by David E. Talbert and based on his real-life experiences, “White Dave” is a single-camera comedy about a young African-American teenager, who after growing up in an all-white suburb, suddenly moves to an all-black neighborhood when his mom remarries.
Untitled Sneaker Store Comedy (in production)
Written by Shawn Wines and Lemon Andersen, the half-hour single-camera comedy follows a trio of college friends as they manage a high-end, up-and-coming sneaker consignment shop in Los Angeles. Taking on the insane and obsessive world of sneaker culture, they’ll come to the realization that a lifelong dream doesn’t always translate to business success.
Brotherly Love (in development)
Written by Patrick Kang and Michael Levin, Brotherly Love is inspired by the life of Ben Simmons and centers on a unique sibling relationship within a multi-ethnic family. Together, they pursue their dreams while navigating life in the spotlight in Philadelphia, a passionate city where sports is in your blood, and your blood is always boiling.
Lean On Me (in development)
When a spirited young black teacher Amari Baldwin scores the principal job at an Akron, Ohio, public high school, she must dig deep to transform a failing campus into an urban oasis. In a time when education and school safety have life-or-death stakes, Amari will take on a broken system that tests her mettle, love life and family. But can she keep her moxie in check in order to embody the aspirational educator that motivates and uplifts an entire community?
Hoops (in development)
In Hoops, after years on the road as both a star player and coach in the WNBA, Stevie Decker jumps at the chance to return to her alma mater to become the first female head coach of a men’s college basketball team. But coming home isn’t easy as her career took a toll on her family, and the school she loves is embroiled in a sex scandal involving her mentor, a legendary former coach.
Top Boy (in production)
The series chronicling two drug dealers at an East London housing estate will return for a third chapter in 2019 as a Netflix original. The new episodes will pick up as Dushane (Ashley Walters) returns from exile to his home in London to reclaim his throne in the highly lucrative drug market. He teams up with Sully (Kane Robinson), his spiritual brother, partner, and sometime rival who is also returning to the same streets after his own form of exile – prison – comes to an end. Awaiting them both is Jamie, the young, hungry and ruthless gang leader whose ambitions leave no place for Dushane and Sully.
Million Dollar Mile (in production)
From the Executive Producers of Big Brother and SpringHill Entertainment comes an event series where everyday athletes will compete in the ultimate battle of endurance, strength and speed for a chance to win $1,000,000. A contestant “Runner” is released onto the streets to complete a series of challenges, each one worth an increasingly bigger cash prize. But there’s a twist: a “Defender” is also released into the course to track them down. If the Defender catches up and overtakes them on a challenge, the Runner’s game is over. However, if the Runner can conquer all the challenges and complete the Exit Challenge, they will win the $1,000,000 prize.
WHAT’S MY NAME (in production)
The multi-part documentary directed by Antoine Fuqua will use a combination of never-before-seen photos, original footage and video from the private collections of the Ali family to the tell the story of Ali’s greatest triumphs and comebacks. It will also feature cinematic recreations of key moments in Ali’s life, in the ring and at home.
RISE UP | THE MOVEMENT THAT CHANGED AMERICA (past)
Rise Up | The Movement that Changed America is a one-hour documentary exploring the key battles in the Civil Rights Movement that transformed American society – from the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 to the Chicago Campaign which led to the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Premiering on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, the special will uncover what it took to translate protest into real legislative change.
Survivor’s Remorse (past)
“Survivor’s Remorse” is the critically-acclaimed scripted series centered around basketball phenom Cam Calloway and the impact his multi-million dollar success has on his relationships with those around him. Featuring a cast of unforgettable characters, Cam and the Calloways wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love, and loyalty with Survivor’s fresh, comedic take on timely and relevant societal topics. The series recently wrapped a four-season run on Starz.
Disney XD’s inspirational unscripted series “Becoming” features the extraordinary stories of some of the world’s most accomplished sports stars. Created for kids and families, the aspirational series has shared the personal journeys of athletes including LeBron James, Chris Paul, Tim Howard, CC Sabathia, Henrik Lundqvist, and Alex Morgan.
Cleveland Hustles (past)
B. Bonin Bough hosts this transformational unscripted series for CNBC that teams four successful Cleveland business leaders with local entrepreneurs looking for an investment to launch their own brick-and-mortar stores in Cleveland’s Gordon Square Arts District, a troubled neighborhood that is working to rebuild.
More Than A Game (past)
Before he was “King James,” he was just a high school kid from Akron named LeBron. Documentary filmmaker Kristopher Belman struck gold when he took an interest in the basketball team at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. The film starts as a story of five friends chasing victory, and transforms into an unprecedented look at superstardom in the making.
I Am Giant (past)
The 2015 documentary “I AM GIANT: Victor Cruz” chronicles Cruz’s improbable rise to football stardom, the life-shattering injury that derailed his career and his dramatic attempt at a comeback, revealing the man behind the mask as he faces the biggest challenge of his life.