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‘Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers’ Review: Antoine Fuqua’s Hulu Docuseries Suffers From Déja Vu

The 10-part show chronicles the rise of the Los Angeles Lakers under the Buss family, just like 'Winning Time' and 'They Call Me Magic' before it.

Apple TV+’s ‘They Call Me Magic’: TV Review

Rick Famuyiwa chronicles Earvin "Magic" Johnson's journey from high school and college legend to NBA star to centerpiece of the HIV/AIDS education movement to business pioneer in a four-hour documentary.

Jennifer Lopez to Headline Concert for Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

Jennifer Lopez has a date with the Dodgers on June 16. The global superstar has been booked to headline the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation’s Blue Diamond Gala at Dodger Stadium where she will perform an exclusive concert. Dubbed “The Party For LA,” the event is presented by the Los Angeles Dodgers Ownership Group, a collective […]

McDonald’s All-American Game Feature Doc in the Works (Exclusive)

jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy co-directors Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah are at work on a feature documentary about the McDonald’s All-American Games, high school basketball’s biggest stage. Simmons and Ozah’s production banner Creative Control, Roc Nation and Known Studios are joining forces to produce the film with the working title The All Americans: The […]

Apple TV+ Debuts First Trailer for Magic Johnson Doc ‘They Call Me Magic’

Apple TV+ released the trailer for its inside look at the life of basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson. They Call Me Magic is a four-part documentary series chronicling Johnson’s journey from Los Angeles Lakers legend to changing the conversation around HIV to becoming a community activist. Apple released the trailer ahead of the project’s Saturday debut […]

‘Last Days of Ptolemy Grey’ Stars on What They Learned From Samuel L. Jackson: “Love the Moment”

Walter Mosley remembers the call. Samuel L. Jackson had just read his novel, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, not once but three times. “He called up and said, ‘I want to make this.’ He explained how he wanted to do it and I said, ‘Wow, you really want to make this as a show,'” […]

Magic Johnson Says He’s “Not Looking Forward” to HBO’s Lakers Series

When it comes to HBO’s upcoming series about the Los Angeles Lakers’ 1980s glory years, Magic Johnson is going to pass. The legendary point guard chatted with a TMZ reporter during an interview published Monday, and Magic was asked whether he is looking forward to Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. The upcoming […]

Magic Johnson Docuseries Lands at Apple

Apple is turning its lens on the life of Magic Johnson. The streamer has landed a four-part docuseries exploring the life of the NBA star and Hall of Famer. Johnson will participate in the series from director Rick Famuyiwa (Dope). Produced by New Slate Ventures and XTR Production, the series will follow Johnson’s early life […]

Inside L.A. Rams Home Opener With Kevin Hart, Rebel Wilson and Taran Killam

In Los Angeles, gridlock doesn’t necessarily signal an event. On Sunday, however, there was no mistaking the sea of vehicles tangled up on the streets of Inglewood for something major. But not even that accurately describes what went down as SoFi Stadium opened all its seats for the Los Angeles Rams home opener against the […]

Magic Johnson Joins Cameo’s Board of Directors

Magic Johnson has joined Cameo’s board of directors and roster of talent, the company said on Tuesday. As the first member of Cameo’s talent to join the board, the Basketball Hall of Famer and entrepreneur will help represent talent at the executive level and grow the platform’s roster globally. He will also be available for […]