© Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. LeBron James is turning his apparent anger over the Houston Astros' cheating scandal into action. It’s very organic to our upbringing,” James told Bloomberg. These Smart Locks Let You Lock Up From Anywhere Using Your Phone, Acclaimed Designer Brett Johnson on His Watch Collection, Quarantine Cooking and Cashmere Favorites, Pandemic Shifts the Map During College Football’s Roller Coaster Season: Data Viz. Universal is a formidable competitor for WB in the feature space, where SpringHill has already set a film adaptation of the book “Shooting Stars.” Written by James and Buzz Bissinger, the book follows James and his four best friends on their quest for glory in youth basketball. SpringHill has been quietly building credits since 2008, and made the Warner Bros. Entertainment deal five years ago at the urging of former CEO Kevin Tsujihara, said sources. “When we talk about storytelling, we want to be able to hit home, to hit a lot of homes where they feel like they can be a part of that story. Disney’s variety of platforms, extensive reach, depth of talent, and diversity of audience opens up so much opportunity for us to keep creating great stories,” said co-founder Maverick. The four-time NBA MVP's production company, Uninterrupted, will team with … While many close to the negotiations were hesitant to put a value on a new deal, especially given the likely split between film and TV pacts, insiders said SpringHill’s low overhead and increasingly confident slate could easily see a low-to-mid eight-figure payday. NBA star LeBron James and agent Maverick Carter have raised $100 million in an effort to launch a media company featuring African American content creators geared toward the community.. James … That’s on top of earnings from his other career. I can relate to that. It’s unclear how far talks have advanced past film, though people familiar with their conversations said the Comcast company would be happy to offer him a bungalow. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. “SpringHill Entertainment makes the shows LeBron and I want to watch. The pair adds that the media company will deliver Disney-like storytelling with the “coolness” of Nike and the social impact of Patagonia, per Bloomberg. Walker, starring Octavia Spencer, I Promise, which follows the first academic year inside James’ I Promise School, as well as Netflix series Top Boy, about drugs and life in the Black communities of London. As the working relationship is still solid (AT&T loves James, sang a chorus of voices in the reporting of this story), the Ann Sarnoff-led group is said to be keen on retaining SpringHill for feature films only. James and Carter, who doubles as the Los Angeles Lakers star's business partner, launched their business, called Springhill Co., shortly before the coronavirus pandemic essentially shut down the country in March. We want our content to be insightful in every way. Thanks to … LeBron James is looking for a slam dunk of a new overall deal for his content company SpringHill Entertainment, insiders familiar with the talks told Variety. The company will imminently announce a documentary series for Quibi, and counts projects like the NBC game show “The Wall,” the HBO interview series “The Shop” and the HBO doc “Muhammad Ali,” which debuted at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival. SpringHill also has an update of the iconic Kid ‘N Play comedy “House Party” in development at WB film label New Line Cinema. The 35-year-old NBA superstar’s production company with Maverick Carter, Springhill Entertainment, just signed a two-year overall deal for scripted TV with ABC Studios, part of Disney Television Studios, Deadline reported Friday (June 26). Coach Nick Saban Dances In Locker Room After Negative Covid... Frankie Muniz and Wife Paige Price Reveal the Sex of Their... Why Chrishell Stause Is Holding Off On Dating After Justin... 17 Famous Couples You Forgot Used to Date. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 | 202-628-8500 tel | 202-628-8503 fax. That deal expired last July, according to three people familiar with the terms, though the AT&T-owned shop is still in the running to keep James on the lot. Justin Bieber Performs New Songs 'Holy' & 'Lonely' on... Joe Jonas is Showing Off His New Nick Jonas Face Mask! Walker,” a limited series about America’s first self-made female millionaire, starring Octavia Spencer. What Does Your Fancy New iPhone 12 Need? We’re thrilled they’re setting up shop with us and can’t wait roll up our sleeves and get to work,” said ABC president Jonnie Davis. Justin Bieber is back on the Saturday Night Live stage! NBA star LeBron James and agent Maverick Carter have raised $100 million in an effort to launch a media company featuring African American content creators geared toward the community. SpringHill has previously developed Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. One of These Brand New OtterBox Cases to Protect It. In terms of television, SpringHill has had serious conversations about an overall with Disney Television Studios, the superpower formed in Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox.