ESPN Films and Netflix are collaborating on a 10-part docuseries about basketball legend Michael Jordan, Deadline reports.
The Last Dance, will air on both Netflix and ESPN when it premieres in 2019 and will document Jordan’s ascent to basketball icon in the 1990’s, his time on the Chicago Bulls and rising popularity in the NBA, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Jason Hehir is helmed to direct and will incorporate hours of previously unseen footage from the last time the Bulls won a championship in 1997-1998.
Jordan is reportedly involved in the project and the series will feature commentary from dozens of sports figures.
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