Source: AP EXCHANGE
HBO says Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will be the executive producer of a documentary on Muhammad Ali for the network. The film will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, who also helmed the boxing drama, “Southpaw,” and “Training Day.” Fuqua will also produce.
James says in a statement announcing the still-untitled project that Ali “transcended sportsand used his platform to empower people, which paved the way for all athletes and people of every race and gender that came after him, myself included.”
HBO says it will combine archival footage with cinematic recreations to tell Ali’s story.
Ali’s family is also participating in the project
Ali died June 3 at the age of 74.