It is time to start getting excited about HBO’s new drama series Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. The Adam McKay-produced series follows the lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers players on and off the court.
On Thursday, we got our first-look at the series with an official teaser released by HBO Max on YouTube and other social media channels.
A specific premiere date has not been announced, but the series will be coming in March 2022.
Winning Time is based on Jeff Pearlman’s book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.”
Check out the trailer below.
‘Winning Time’ Trailer & Show Info
It’s gonna be exciting. From Adam McKay, director of ‘The Big Short’ and ‘Vice’ comes a story about the rise of basketball Hall Of Famer Magic Johnson (Quincy Isaiah) and the lengths one man (John C. Reilly) will go in pursuit of securing a basketball dynasty.
- John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Jason Clarke, Adrien Brody, Gaby Hoffman, Tracy Letts, Jason Segel, Julianne Nicholson, Hadley Robinson, Dr. Solomon Hughes, Tamera Tomakili, Brett Cullen, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Joey Brooks, Sarah Ramos, Spencer Garrett, Molly Gordon, DeVaughn Nixon, Delante Desouza, Jimel Atkins, Austin Aaron, Jon Young with Rob Morgan and Sally Field.
- Pilot Director/Executive Producer: Adam McKay (for Hyperobject Industries)
- Showrunner/Executive Producer/Writer/Co-Creator: Max Borenstein
- Executive Producer: Kevin Messick (for Hyperobject Industries)
- Co-Writer of Story/Executive Producer/Co-Creator: Jim Hecht
- Executive Producer: Jason Shuman
- Executive Producer: Scott Stephens
- Executive Producer: Rodney Barne