LeBron James, Elizabeth Banks to Produce Basketball Drama in the Works at NBC

  • Variety
LeBron James, Elizabeth Banks to Produce Basketball Drama in the Works at NBC
LeBron James and Elizabeth Banks are teaming up to executive produce a drama series titled “Hoops” currently in development at NBC, Variety has learned.

In the one-hour series, 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. NBC has given the project a script commitment with a penalty attached.

The series hails from writer and executive producer Jennifer Cecil. James will executive produce under his SpringHill Entertainment banner along with SpringHill’s Maverick Carter. Banks will executive produce via her Brownstone Productions along with Max Handelman.
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