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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 […]

LeBron James’ ‘The Shop’ Moves From HBO to Uninterrupted’s YouTube Channel

When The Shop returns for its fifth season on March 4, LeBron James’ talk show will be broadcast from a new home. The Emmy-winning program created by Paul Rivera and Randy Mims for Uninterrupted is relocating from HBO exclusively to YouTube. The series premiered in August 2018. According to James’ SpringHill company, which created the […]

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 […]

‘Into the Spider-Verse’ Co-Director Peter Ramsey, SpringHill Team for Supernatural Thriller ‘Blood Count’ (Exclusive)

Peter Ramsey, who became first Black filmmaker to win the animated-feature Academy Award as co-director of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, is looking to make a jump into live-action with Blood Count, a period vampire thriller just scooped up by Paramount. Ramsey wrote the script as a spec and will direct the feature project, which is […]

Prentice Penny to Direct Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘New Kid’ for Universal, SpringHill

Insecure showrunner Prentice Penny, LeBron James’ SpringHill and Universal are teaming up to bring Jerry Craft’s beloved graphic novel New Kid to the big screen. New Kid, a New York Times best-seller and Newbery Medal winner, follows Jordan Banks, who experiences culture shock as one of the few kids of color when his parents enroll […]

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 […]