The new one HBO series about the Los Angeles Lakers has an official name. On Thursday, HBO announced that Time of Victory: Rise of the Lakers will premiere in March 2022 with 10 episodes online. The series will also be available to stream on HBO Max.
According to the official summary, Victory time is a “fast-track series chronicling the professional and personal life of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of the sport’s most revered and dominant dynasties – a team that defined an era, both during and off the field.” The film has a similar cast that includes John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Jason Clarke, Adrien Brody, Gaby Hoffman, Tracy Letts, Jason Segel, Julianne Nicholson, Hadley Robinson, Dr. Solomon Hughes, Tamera Tomakili, Brett Cullen , Stephen Adly Guirgis, Joey Brooks, Sarah Ramos, Spencer Garrett, Molly Gordon, DeVaughn Nixon, Delante Desouza, Jimel Atkins, Austin Aaron, Jon Young with Rob Morgan and Sally Field.
Reilly as Jerry Buss was the owner of the Lakers in the 1980s. As the owner of the Lakers, Buss won 10 NBA championships with 5 of them coming in the 1980s. The team has a number of legendary players, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson. Buss died in 2013 and his daughter Jeanie Buss is now the team’s controlling owner.
The series takes information from the book Showtimes, written by Jeff Pearlman. Back in March, co-creator Max Borenstein has talked to Collider about the series. “It’s a series, but obviously, its limitation is that it’s inspired and based on a true story, but in a way, structurally, it has [a] like Crown. It’s the story of one dynasty,” he said. It is the story of an American dynasty. In this case, because it’s an American dynasty, not a monarchy, it’s a celebrity story and culture and entertainment like [seen] through the lens of the NBA and the prism of the Showtime Lakers. So our ambition was to tell that story in the time it took to tell it well. “
Borenstein also explained that the series will continue and be limited. an important story to tell and a really interesting one.
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