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LeBron James producing youth football docuseries for Starz

November 15, 2017 GMT

LeBron James producing youth football docuseries for Starz

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Stop if you’ve heard this before: LeBron James has another TV show in the works.

The Cavaliers superstar will serve as executive producer on “Warriors of Liberty City,” a docuseries from James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment recently picked up by Starz, Variety reported.

Liberty City stand up!!! ???????? S/O @unclelukereal1!! https://t.co/BHfRTKJJuo— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 10, 2017

Not unlike the popular Netflix series, “Friday Night Tykes,” the show is set in the real-life world of youth football. “Warriors of Liberty City” takes place in a rough part of Miami where Luther Campbell, of 2 Live Crew fame, runs a football program that seeks to lift neighborhood kids to something greater, away from a life of crime.

It’s the same program that has produced NFL players such as Browns running back Duke Johnson and Atlanta Falcons star Devonta Freeman. The team has also been featured on Vice.

No word yet when “Warriors of Liberty City” will premiere. It’s one of four new docuseries coming to Starz. The network recently canceled SpringHill’s “Survivor’s Remorse” after four seasons.

Not that James is hurting for television projects. He’s currently developing several of them including a sitcom for ABC, a sneaker store comedy at HBO and a historical drama starring Octavia Spencer for Netflix.