Apple TV+ as of late unveiled a trailer for They Name Me Magic, a four-part docuseries having a look on the existence and occupation of Earvin “Magic” Johnson that lately debuted on the SXSW Movie Competition, and can bow at the streamer on April 22.
The brand new collection directed through Rick Famuyiwa (Dope) provides an extraordinary glimpse into the unbelievable real-life tale of Johnson, who left his mark on historical past thru his paintings—each off and on the courtroom—and continues to affect our tradition as of late. It charts his adventure from humble beginnings in Lansing, Michigan to changing into the face of the Los Angeles Lakers and cementing himself as an all-time NBA legend, to converting the dialog round HIV, and reworking right into a a hit entrepreneur and group activist.
They Name Me Magic options never-before-seen interviews no longer most effective with Johnson and his circle of relatives, but additionally with notables together with Cookie Johnson, EJ Johnson, Larry Fowl, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, former President Barack Obama, Fred Stabley Jr., Dwyane Wade, Jerry West and Michael Wilbon. It used to be produced for Apple through XTR and New Slate Ventures, in affiliation with H.Wooden Media and Delirio Movies. Bryon Mooser exec produced with Christina Arquette, Jeremy Allen, Rafael Marmor and John Terzian.
Johnson’s time on the Lakers may be being reexamined of past due by means of the HBO collection Profitable Time: The Upward push of the Lakers Dynasty exec produced through Adam McKay, which is in line with the e-book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the Nineteen Eighties through Jeff Pearlman. Take a look at the trailer for They Name Me Magic through clicking above.