From the Walt Disney World News and written by: Michele
“BECOMING,” DISNEY+ ORIGINAL DOCU-SERIES CHRONICLING THE LIVES OF WORLD-CLASS ATHLETES, ENTERTAINERS, MUSICIANS PREMIERES SEPTEMBER 18
Rob Gronkowski, Caleb McLaughlin, Colbie Caillat, Candace Parker, Anthony Davis, Ashley Tisdale, and More Featured in Series
BURBANK, Calif. (August 18, 2020) – Disney+ announced today that all 10 episodes of the original docu-series “Becoming” will premiere exclusively on the service on Friday, September 18.
The insightful and uplifting series tells the origin stories of 10 talented athletes, entertainers, and musicians including Adam Devine, Anthony Davis, Ashley Tisdale, Caleb McLaughlin, Candace Parker, Colbie Caillat, Julianne Hough, Nick Cannon, Nick Kroll, and Rob Gronkowski.
In this documentary-style series, shot in vérité, each episode centers around a visit to the celebrity’s hometown, touring important locations central to their upbringing. A supporting cast of family members, coaches, teachers, mentors and friends are interviewed, sharing rarely heard anecdotes and insights into the star’s “becoming” story.
The series is produced by ESPN Films, The SpringHill Company, Wheelhouse Entertainment’s Spoke Studios, and ITV America. LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson and Philip Byron executive produce from The SpringHill Company; Brent Montgomery and Joe Weinstock executive produce for Spoke Studios; and Jordana Hochman and Rebecca Bruno executive produce for ITV America.