‘Showtime’: Jason Clarke To Play Lakers Legend Jerry West In HBO Pilot

Deadline | 8/1/2019 | Staff
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HBO’s pilot about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers has its Logo. Jason Clarke (First Man, Chappaquiddick) is set to play Hall of Famer Jerry West in Showtime, which is set to begin production next month.

Written by Max Borenstein (Godzilla), the true-story project is based on Jeff Pearlman’s nonfiction book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.

Executive - Producer - Adam - McKay - Pilot

Executive producer Adam McKay is directing the pilot, which chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.

Clarke is set as West, the cantankerous tortured genius of basketball, who ought to be the perfect man...
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