Apple is popping its lens on the lifetime of Magic Johnson.
The streamer has landed a four-part docuseries exploring the lifetime of the NBA star and Corridor of Famer. Johnson will take part within the collection from director Rick Famuyiwa (Dope).
Produced by New Slate Ventures and XTR Manufacturing, the collection will comply with Johnson’s youth in Lansing, Michigan, to changing into an L.A. Lakers famous person and five-time NBA champion. It can additionally discover his HIV standing and the way that information helped grew to become extra of an activist in addition to an entrepreneur. The information comes forward of the Nov. 7 30th anniversary of when Johnson went public together with his HIV standing.
The collection will characteristic never-before-seen footage and interviews with Johnson in addition to personalities from the worlds of enterprise and politics, these in his inner-circle and showcase what Apple dubs as an “unprecedented look” on the NBA legend.
Dirk Westervelt (Ford v. Ferrari) serves because the doc’s editor, whereas Rachel Morrison (Black Panther) will function cinematographer. The present is produced in affiliation with H. Wooden Media and Delirio Movies.
The Magic collection joins an Apple docu slate that additionally contains Boys State, The Velvet Underground and the Beastie Boys Story, amongst others.