LeBron James To Help Produce New Sitcom For Starz
(AllHipHop News) 2-time NBA champion LeBron James is adding television to his growing business empire. The Los Angeles Times is reporting the Miami Heat superstar is partnering with Tom Werner, the man responsible for classic TV shows like The Cosby Show and Roseanne, to develop the new sitcom Survivor's Remorse for the Starz network. Mike O'Malley and Maverick Carter are also attached to the project.
The show will focus on two young men (one a basketball star) from inner-city Philadelphia who become successful. They have to learn to balance their new found fame with their former lives. James will not star in the program, but he will take on the role of executive producer.
James new 30-minute comedy will join 50 Cent's drug drama Power on the Starz premium cable channel.