Apple announces new Magic Johnson docuseries for TV+

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What you need to know

  • A new docuseries is coming to Apple TV+
  • It will follow the life and career of NBA Hall of Famer Earvin 'Magic' Johnson.

Apple has today announced a new docuseries coming to Apple TV+ that will feature the life and career of NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson.

Apple stated:

Apple TV+ today announced a new documentary event series that will chronicle the life and career of two-time NBA Hall of Famer and cultural icon Earvin "Magic" Johnson.A New Slate Ventures and XTR Production, the four-part docuseries will explore the remarkable accomplishments and global impact of Johnson's life, both on and off the court. From his humble beginnings in Lansing, Michigan to becoming a five-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, he changed the conversation around HIV and transcended into a community activist and successful entrepreneur. Featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with Magic, powerhouses from business and politics, and those in his inner circle, the series will offer an unprecedented look at one of sport's all-time greats.

Apple has also announced that the movie Swan Song is coming to Apple TV+ and theaters on December 17:

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The movie features a family man who is diagnosed with a terminal illness in the near future, but is presented with "an experimental solution to shield his wife and son from grief." The movie stars Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, and Glenn Close.

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