LeBron James To Produce New Disney+ Series Inspired By 'The Crossover' Book

LeBron James To Produce New Disney+ Series Inspired By 'The Crossover' Book

LeBron James is getting into business with Disney+!

The 37-year-old basketball star and his production company, SpringHill Company, will executive produce a new series for the streaming, inspired by the novel “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander.

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The Crossover introduces teen brothers Josh and JB Bell, widely considered basketball phenomenon. Through his lyrical poetry, Josh narrates the story of their coming-of-age, on and off the court, as their former professional basketball player father adjusts to life after basketball, and their mother finally gets to pursue dreams of her own.

“We’re honored to bring Kwame Alexander’s poignant, emotional and poetic story to our Disney+ audience in partnership with this outstanding group of creative talent,” Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Television, shared in a statement.

Starring in the show are Jaylyn Hall as Josh Bell, Amir O’Neil as JB Bell, Derek Luke as Chuck Bell, Sabrina Revelle as Crystal Bell, Skyla I’Lece as Alex, Deja Monique Cruz as Maya, and Trevor Raine Bush as Vondie.

Production will begin in February.

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