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Naomi Osaka Launching Media Company With LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka is getting into the entertainment business, launching a media company in partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Company. Osaka and her longtime agent and business partner Stuart Duguid are behind the production banner, which is called Hana Kuma. Osaka and Duguid also launched their own athlete representation banner in […]

Adam Sandler’s Basketball Love Letter ‘Hustle’ Drops First Teaser

The first teaser trailer for Adam Sandler’s upcoming film Hustle dropped Friday, and it is clear that the Netflix project is a love letter to the actor’s favorite sport, basketball. A more serious picture than the typical Sandler streaming fare, Hustle is the story about a former pro basketball scout (Sandler) who tries to remake […]

LeBron James’ SpringHill Raises Cash From RedBird, Epic Games and Nike at $725M Valuation

SpringHill, the content and consumer product company founded by NBA superstar LeBron James and Maverick Carter, has raised a new round of financing that values the company at $725 million. Investors in the new round include Gerry Cardinale’s RedBird Capital (which is leading the investment round), the athletic apparel giant Nike, Boston Red Sox owner […]

LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Partners With Clubhouse for Audio Series

LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill company is partnering with Clubhouse to create a series of programs on the live audio platform, the companies have revealed. Under the branding of “SpringHill Live,” James and Carter’s media and entertainment company will host a series of Clubhouse rooms beginning this Thursday that will touch on topics including […]

LeBron James’ SpringHill In Talks For Investment From RedBird Capital

SpringHill, the content and entertainment company founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, is in talks a significant investment round, led by RedBird Capital, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. There are also other parties to the deal. As Hollywood undergoes something of an M&A frenzy (see mega-deals like WarnerMedia-Discovery, and acquisitions like Hello Sunshine), SpringHill […]

LeBron James, Drake, Maverick Carter to Exec Produce Hockey Racial Reckoning Doc ‘Black Ice’

NBA superstar LeBron James, Drake and Maverick Carter are set to executive produce Black Ice, a feature documentary about the game of hockey’s racial reckoning. The film from Uninterrupted Canada and The SpringHill Company, which was founded by James and business partner Carter, is about Black hockey players facing systemic racism in the sport and […]

LeBron James’ SpringHill, ‘Almost Christmas’ Director Team for ABC Comedy

The writer and director of Almost Christmas is teaming with LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Company for a comedy at ABC. The network is developing Better Late, a multicamera show from David E. Talbert about a first-time dad whose own long-absent father reappears in his life. ABC Signature, where SpringHill has an overall deal […]

Maverick Carter to Keynote Banff World Media Festival (Exclusive)

The longtime business manager of NBA star LeBron James is CEO of SpringHill Entertainment.

LeBron James to Team With Channing Tatum’s Free Association on New Line Comedy ‘Public Enemy’

The film is being written by Lucas Carter and will look at the speed of media in the current landscape.

LeBron James Reveals Ambitious Plan to Build Hollywood Empire: “Winning Is the First Thing That Matters”

With $42 million a year in endorsements alone and 18.7 million Twitter followers, the NBA star — and most powerful brand in sports — opens up for the first time about his plan to convert his heat into a Hollywood empire: "I'm going to take full advantage of it while I can."