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  • Writer's pictureAlex Matthews

Adrien Brody set to star in 'Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty'

Updated: Feb 7, 2023

Adrian Brody is set to appear in HBO’s upcoming series, “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty.” The show will follow the lives of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s off and on the court, presenting both their professional and personal lives. The limited series is based on Jeff Pearlman’s non-fiction book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.”

Adrian Brody will play Coach Pat Riley alongside a cast of talented performers such as John C. Reilly who is set to play Jerry Buss, Quincy Isaiah as Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jason Clarke as Jerry West, Solomon Hughes as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Gaby Hoffmann as Claire Rothman, Hadley Robinson as Jeanie Buss, DeVaughn Nixon as Norm Nixon, Molly Gordon as Linda Zafrani, Rob Morgan as Earvin Johnson Sr., Jason Segel as Paul Westhead, Michael Chiklis as Red Auerbach, Sally Field as Jesse Buss, and many more.

The show will debut in March 2022 with ten episodes on HBO Max.


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