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[09/10/20 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 10
Updates include: Nicolas Cage's Joe Exotic series lands at Amazon; Netflix renews "The Goop Lab with Gwyneth Paltrow"; and Kaitlyn Dever latest to board Hulu's "Dopesick."

[09/01/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 1
Updates include: Stephanie Koenig to join Julie Bowen in CBS comedy pilot; Dierks Bentley to star in "Hot Country Knights" for Quibi; and ABC confirms production start on five series.

[04/15/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 15
Updates include: Enver Gjokaj to visit "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; Amazon Studios lands rights to podcast "The Left Right Game"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on NBC's "The Blacklist."

[12/06/19 - 01:02 PM]
HBO Gives Series Order to "The Untitled Lakers Project," with Adam McKay's Hyperobject Industries Producing
The fast-break drama series chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties - a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.

[10/02/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 2
Updates include: Mekia Cox joins the cast of ABC's "The Rookie"; Lisa Cholodenko to helm Showtime's "Rita" pilot; and Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen bring "Middle West" to Amazon.

[09/25/19 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 25
Updates include: BET cancels "In Contempt"; Hulu shutters "Marvel's Ghost Rider"; and Ray Romano to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love."

[09/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland, Boyd Holbrook board Quibi's "The Fugitive"; Timothy Olyphant signs onto FX's "Fargo"; and Marilyn Manson is bound for Starz's "American Gods."

[09/12/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: J.J. Abrams to stay put at WarnerMedia with massive overall deal; Michael McKean, Ken Watanabe sign onto HBO Max projects; and HBO casts its Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for "Showtime" pilot.

[09/10/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 10
Updates include: John C. Reilly to replace Michael Shannon as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Ricardo Chavira, Gabriel Chavarria tapped for Netflix's "Selena: The Series"; and Hope Davis boards "Your Honor" at Showtime.

[08/23/19 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 23
Updates include: Michael Shannon cast as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Bisha K. Ali to pen "Ms. Marvel" at Disney+; and Jonny Umansky to bring "Serendipity" to NBC.

[08/01/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Jason Clarke to play Jerry West in HBO's "Showtime"; JoAnna Garcia Swisher signs onto Netflix's "Sweet Magnolias"; and Sean "Big Sean" Anderson rounds out cast of BET's "Twenties."

[04/23/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 23
Updates include: Laura Donnelly first to board HBO's "The Nevers"; Harry Lloyd bound for USA's "Brave New World"; and HBO pilots potential 1980s L.A. Lakers series from Adam McKay.







UNTITLED LAKERS PROJECT (HBO)
Premieres in TBA 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, December 2019) HBO has given a series order to THE UNTITLED LAKERS PROJECT, a fast-break drama series chronicling the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties - a team that defined its era, both on and off the court, it was announced today by Francesca Orsi, EVP, HBO Programming. "Alongside Adam McKay and Max Borenstein, HBO couldn't be more thrilled to examine one of professional sports' most beloved empires," says Orsi. "Across 1980s Los Angeles, we'll experience the exhilarating ride of a team that dominated a decade of basketball and watch them not only achieve iconic status but transform the sport in every way."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Delante Desouza as Michael Cooper
· DeVaughn Nixon as Norm Nixon
· Gaby Hoffmann as Claire Rothman
· Hadley Robinson as Jeanie Buss
· Jason Clarke as Jerry West
· Joey Brooks as Lon Rosen
· John C. Reilly as Jerry Buss
· Kirk Bovill as Donald Sterling
· Michael Shannon as Jerry Buss (Originally Cast)
· Molly Gordon as Linda Zafrani
· Quincy Isaiah as Magic Johnson
· Rob Morgan as Earvin Johnson, Sr.
· Solomon Hughes as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
· Spencer Garrett as Chick Hearn
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam McKay as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Shuman as EP
· Jeff Pearlman as BOOK
· Jim Hecht as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Messick as EP
· Max Borenstein as CRTR/EP
· Rodney Barnes as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available