Tuesday, 20 December 2016


Lebron James will be executive producer of an HBO documentary on the life of late Muhammed Ali

The Home Box Office Film that is yet to be title on behalf of the life spent by Late Icon Muhammad Ali will be directed by Antonie Fuqua, who also directed the boxing drama "Southpaw"and "Training Day". But now NBA superstar Lebron James is said to be the executive producer of another much expectant film to showcase from HBO.

James has been a long time admirer of Ali, the boxing great and social activist. James recently give out $2.5Million donation to a new exhibition on the Late boxer at the Smithsonian Institution. He said "It's tough to put into words how much it means to me to be a part of this project honoring the legacy and telling the extremely important story of the great Muhammad Ali. 
He[Ali] transcended sports and used his platform to empower people, which paved the way for all athletes and people of every race and gender that came after him, myself included. It's important that his story continues for generations to come.

Lebron James'SpringHill Entertainment, which he co-founded with business partner and close friend Maverick Carter, will produce the multipart film. HBO says the documentary will "'explore Ali's'greatest triumphs and comebacks, painting an intimate portrait of a man who against all odds dreamed and achieved the impossible, over and over again."' 
Home Box Office HBO said it will combine archival footage with cinematic recreations to tell Ali's story.

Muhammed Ali's family is also participating in the project, and his widow, Lonnie Ali, was excited about James'involvement.
She said  "This documentary will have national and global appeal, I'm hopeful this documentary will engage the audience in a similar way my late husband[Ali] engage his audience and fans. Without a doubt, Muhammad's life journey provides simple yet extraordinary lessons for all of us, with perhaps the most important one being, to see and embrace the humanity in all people."



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