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Apple has launched the primary trailer for “They Name Me Magic,” an Apple TV+ documentary in regards to the life and profession of famed basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson.
Printed on YouTube on Saturday, the first sight accompanying the four-part documentary, the miniseries reveals Johnson’s basketball profession and past. Beginning with the place his “Magic” identify got here from, the documentary will chronicle his actions on the sector, his departure and shift to entrepreneurship and neighborhood activism.
The documentary mixes footage of his life with interviews from an extended listing of massive names. Along with sports activities stars Shaquille O’Neil and Michael Jordan, different personalities embrace film star Samuel L. Jackson, music artists LL Cool J and Snoop Dogg, former President Barack Obama and others, in addition to Johnson himself.
Directed by Rick Famuyiwa, together with editor Dirk Westervelt and cinematographer Rachel Morrison, the docuseries is produced for Apple by XTR and New Slate Ventures, in affiliation with H. Wooden Media and Delirio Movies.
“They Name Me Magic” premieres April 22 on Apple TV+.