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HBO is ready to explore the late and great Muhammad Ali.

The premium cable network is teaming with NBA All-Star LeBron James and Antoine Fuqua for an untitled documentary focusing on the boxing legend, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The project, which will include a mix of original footage and re-creations, will explore Ali’s greatest triumphs and comebacks. It will paint an intimate portrait of a man who, against all odds, repeatedly dreamed and achieved the impossible.

James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment will exec produce alongside Fuqua’s Fuqua Films. Production on the multi-part feature-length documentary has already begun. Fuqua (Southpaw, Training Day) will direct. The project, HBO’s first feature-length original, will debut on HBO at a date to be determined.

source: THR/Lesley Goldberg

 

LEBRON JAMES ANTOINE FUQUA AND ALI FAMILY GET THE GREEN LIGHT FOR HBO DOCUMENTARY was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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