Home » Disney Media

LeBron James Working with Disney XD on New Show that Profiles Inspirational Stories of Today’s Top Athletes

By
10 October 2014 No Comment

DisneyxdDisney XD has partnered with NBA star LeBron James and his business partner Maverick Carter on a new special for the network that will profile the inspirational journeys of today’s top athletes.

The half-hour show, Becoming, debuts Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD.

The show is currently in development to become a continuing series.

In the pilot episode – filmed in James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio – James tell his own story and reflects on the accomplishments and triumphant moments in his life.

“I’m really excited about helping develop ‘Becoming’ and bringing this kind of program to kids,” James said. “Sports and athletes were my inspiration growing up. It was the stories about Michael Jordan, Deion Sanders, and Allen Iverson that kept me dreaming. When I learned that they had some of the same struggles and challenges I did, it made everything seem possible. That’s what ‘Becoming’ is all about.”

The pilot episode features rarely-seen footage from James’ early days in sports including his days at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. In addition to James, the episode includes candid stories from friends, mentors, teammates, and former coaches.

Source

Related Posts


Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.