Michael B. Jordan Is Working On Muhammad Ali Series
Written by BET on February 9, 2021
Michael B. Jordan introduced that his manufacturing firm has signed an expanded take care of Amazon Studios to provide movies and TV, and the primary mission on his slate will chronicle the lifetime of a historic icon.
In line with Deadline, the actor’s Outlier Society will develop a brand new Muhammad Ali restricted collection, to be govt produced by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
“It’s an unimaginable honor and I convey tons of respect to it,” MBJ instructed the outlet. “It’s a wholesome weight to hold, to have the ability to inform the story of Muhammad Ali. It’s known as The Biggest proper now and we’re partnered with Roc Nation on the music facet of issues. It’s a mission the place we’ve partnered with the property and we’ll be capable of inform this story with no pink tape. It’s a restricted collection that can actually dive into the lifetime of Muhammad Ali.”
Particulars on the brand new collection are presently scarce, nevertheless Jordan specified he will probably be working behind the scenes on the mission somewhat than on-camera as a consequence of his reference to the Creed collection of movies.
“Individuals know Muhammad Ali from his boxing days, however this is a chance to transcend the ring, and extra into the person. It’s going to present extra of a 360 diploma view of who he was,” he added. “And no, I’m not taking part in that man, I can say that for positive, and we’re nonetheless in early levels right here and might’t say an excessive amount of. We’re nonetheless placing the items collectively, but it surely seems like one thing to sit up for sooner or later.”
Outlier’s expanded deal announcement with Amazon comes simply months previous to the discharge of Tom Clancy’s With out Regret, which stars and is produced by Jordan.