The Lakers have made millions of fans dream with a story of feats (athletic and otherwise), great rivalries, top-level competition, and ambition: the HBO series returns for a second season that tells that story. magical decade in which the Los Angeles Lakers became the legend of world basketball. New chapter VICTORY TIME – THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTYSky Exclusive series, comes from August 28 exclusively on Sky and streaming NOW only..
Conceived and produced, among other things, Adam McKay (Don’t look up, Heir)The series explores the professional and personal lives of the Los Angeles Lakers, this time in the period immediately after the 1980 and 1984 Finals, chronicling the huge rivalry that existed at the time between the teams (Lakers vs. Celtics), both and between players (“Magic”). Johnson vs Larry Bird).
The cast of the new seven episodes is very rich: John S. Reilly as team owner Jerry Buss; Quincy Isaiah, Solomon Hughes AND Sean Patrick Small on the lists of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Larry Bird, respectively; Jason Clark the game of NBA champion and Lakers leader Jerry West; Jason Segel (How I Met your mother) like Paul Westhead, professor of literature turned assistant coach; Adrien Brody plays coach Pat Riley; Michael Chiklis as Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach.
Cast: Gaby Hoffmann, Hadley Robinson, DeVon Nixon, Tamera Tomakili, Brett Cullen, Steven Adley Girgis, Spencer Garrett, Molly Gordon, Joey Brooks, Delante DeSouza, Jimel Atkins, Austin Aaron, McCabe Sly, Thomas Mann, Gillian Jacobs, Rob Morgan.
VICTORY TIME: Rise of the Lakers Dynasty – from the book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s sportswriter Jeff Perlman. executive producers Adam McKay and Kevin Messick of Hyperobject Industries; showrunner, executive producer, writer and co-creator Max Borenstein; executive producer Scott Stevens; executive producer, writer and co-creator Jim Hecht; executive producer and writer Rodney Barnes; series 1, 6 and 7 executive producer and director Sally Richardson-Whitfield; executive producer Jason Shuman.
TIME TO VICTORY – THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY | From August 28, the second season is exclusive to Sky and is streaming only on NOW.
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04/07/2023, Milan – Simone Rossi for “Digital-News.it”
Between first releases and libraries, the series offering on Sky and NOW is limitless, with plenty of games to appeal to audiences of all ages and tastes.
Three channels are completely dedicated to TV series – Sky Atlantic, Heavenly Series AND Heavenly Investigation – act as a prestigious showcase for the most anticipated international innovations, the oldest and most iconic franchises (CSI, One Chicago, Law and order), Italian series and series of the Sky Original group, great classics: series that have entered or are writing the history of television in recent years (Game of Thrones AND Dragon House, Gomorrah, Chernobyl, Last of us AND ContinuityJust to name a few).
A very rich offer, which will be even more extensive with the imminent release of Sky Studios products. For the just-closed scenery at Chinechitta M. Son of the centuryand others will open soon. Drama’s first clapperboard is on right now They Killed Spider-Man: The True Story of 883.directed by Sidney Sibilia, and a film from the series’ second season Call my agent – Italywith an exceptional partnering of new guest stars as well as filming of new episodes Block 181, again in collaboration with Salmo, the second season continues to take place in Milan’s multi-ethnic community. In addition, a new crime series is currently in development. Mala (working title) on the dark side of Milan half a century ago, inspired by the highly successful Sky Original documentary series La Mala. Bandits in Milan; AND big footin the role of a police inspector who is the spiritual heir to the character immortalized by Bud Spencer in the movie saga dedicated to the investigation of Commissioner Rizzo.
Another great year of TV series has just begun with brand new episodes airing at the end of June. And just like that…, a new chapter of an absolute cult like Sex in the city which will see the return of Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon (and a highly anticipated cameo by Kim Cattrall), exclusively and simultaneously with America.
This summer will be marked by great titles from an all-star cast. In July, among other things, the British spy story will debut. The Spy Among Uswith Damian Lewis (also very soon in the final season Billions) and Guy Pearce, as well as the crime drama Sky Original set in Australia. The last boss of Kings Crosswith Tim Roth; August is the start of a new season. Victory Time – The Rise of the Lakers Dynastystarring John C. Reilly, Jason Segel, Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis and Sally Field (plus Quincy Isaiah and Solomon Hughes play none other than Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar); and from Billions, and Damian Lewis is back in the cast to join Paul Giamatti for the final season. And in September the new season Dominatewith Kasia Smutniak, who returns to wear the wonderful tunics (designed by Academy Award winner Gabriella Pescucci) of Livia Drusilla, third wife of the first Roman Emperor, Caesar Augustus.
On the other hand, there will be three new Italian Sky Original games coming this fall: detective drama summer backwhere Lino Guanciale and Filippo Scotti try to unravel a mystery that unfolds between 1990 and the present day; Unwanted – hostages of the seaa loosely adapted version of Bilal, an investigative book by undercover journalist Fabrizio Gatti, about a journey he undertook among migrants along the routes of the Sahara; All We’re Left With Is Crime – Series, a six-episode sequel to the beloved time travel saga starring Marco Giallini, Gian Marco Tognazzi, Giampaolo Morelli and Massimiliano Bruno. Plus new episodes of last season’s extremely popular novelty. Gilded Agesigned by a real institution in the field of costume drama: Sir Julian Fellows, who, after outlining the vices and virtues of the English nobility of the early 1900s (downton abbey) now chronicles the American Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century. And then the long-awaited return of one of HBO’s flagship games. True detectiveabout the disturbing case, this time on the ice of Alaska, with Oscar® winner Jodie Foster and former boxer Kali Reis.
2024 promises to be just as exciting with the return of some of last season’s most popular shows, of which Sky and NOW will also be exclusively offering new seasons, as well as the debut of long-awaited new titles like HBO series. Modewith Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant, e sympathizer Park Chan Wook starring Robert Downey Jr. e M. Son of the century from Antonio Scurati’s bestselling Strega, starring Luca Marinelli as Benito Mussolini in the ambitious Sky Original series directed by Joe Wright. And yet the first series of the D’Innocenzo brothers, Dostoevskywith tormented detective Filippo Timi, new season Call my agent – Italy; The Art of Joy Valeria Golino from the controversial posthumous novel Goliarda Sapienza; Love with Stefano Accorsi and Micaela Ramazzotti and dozens of other works.