Winning Time The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is a much-awaited series by director Adam McKay on the 1980s L.A. Lakers drama. It is based on Jeff Pearlman’s book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s. The series was also supposed to be named after the book but some disputes and confusions among the makers led to modifying it.
Adam McKay will be the executive producer and will also be responsible for directing the pilot episode. Hyperobject Industries’ Kevin Messick is also the co-executive producer. Max Borenstein will be the Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer and Co-Creator. Jim Hecht is the Writer and Co-Creator. Rodney Barnes, Jason Shuman and Scott Stephens will also be credited as the Executive Producers of the series.
Check Out A Picture From Winning Time The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty Trailer:
The trailer starts with Jerry Buss’ narration played by John C Reilly. It will further tell the story of how he built up one of the sports’ most famous and dominant dynasties. Apart from Reilly, the series has a huge cast. John C. Reilly worked with Adam McKay previously on the hit comedy movie Step Brothers.
The leading cast members include Quincy Isaiah as Magic Johnson, Jason Clarke as Jerry West, Adrien Brody as Pat Riley, Gaby Hoffmann as Claire Rothman, Tracy Letts as Jack McKinney, Jason Segel as Paul Westhead, Julianne Nicholson as Cranny McKinney, Hadley Robinson as Jeanie Buss and Sally Field as Jessie Buss.
The upcoming sports drama Winning Time The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty will show how the Los Angeles Lakers became the most prominent professional basketball team in the 1980s. As John C. Reilly’s Jerry Buss mentions in the trailer that showbusiness and this sports industry makes him feel good and how he transforms the L.A. Lakers into a prominent dynasty.
Check Out The Winning Time The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty Trailer:
Winning Time The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty will comprise of ten-episode series. It will debut on Sunday, March 6 at 9 PM on HBO, followed by additional episodes on Sundays at the same time. The series will also be available on HBO Max. HBO will also release a promotional video of the series on Sunday during the Super Bowl.Instagram & Facebook to keep yourself updated with the latest news and reviews.