Movie Preview: The feature film version of LeBron and his early hoops “fam” — “Shooting Stars”

He’s already covered this ground with a pretty good documentary, “More than a Game.” As an aside, the one time I interviewed LBJ was for that film. Interesting story, complicated guy.

“The Chosen One” and the guys who became his B-ball brothers pre-NBA, that’s the story this new film tells.

Now, let’s be frank. LeBron’s teen years weren’t “typical,” and there’s little romantic about being “brothers” in an AAU all-star team — named “Shooting Stars” — instead of a “My old school” sentimental trip through his high school years. It’s prep school for entitled jocks.

The King was ordained and on his way to a throne, and skipped high school hoops and college on his way to taking that crown.

Could be good.

June 2 on Peacock.


About Roger Moore

Movie Critic, formerly with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, Orlando Sentinel, published in Spin Magazine, The World and now published here, Orlando Magazine, Autoweek Magazine
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