It's official! The highly anticipated sequel to The Game Changers is underway.
The creators of the original film have partnered with UNINTERRUPTED, a brand within The SpringHill Company, founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter.
As reported in Deadline:
"The sequel is being co-directed by Stephanie Soechtig and Kristin Lazure, the filmmakers behind Fed Up, Knock Down the House, The Devil We Know, and Netflix’s forthcoming Poisoned. The feature documentary, which is being produced in association with Soechtig and Lazure’s production company, Atlas Films, goes into production later this summer. For Uninterrupted, LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson and Philip Byron will serve as executive producers. Matt Rissmiller and Naomi Wright will co-executive produce."
“With The SpringHill Company’s unparalleled track record fusing athlete-led storytelling with progressive subject matter — plus Stephanie and Kristin’s expert ability to weave compelling personal narratives with hard-hitting investigative journalism — we couldn’t be more thrilled about this team ,” said James Wilks, producer and star of The Game Changers.
The sequel will explore how food choices not only affect personal performance and health, but also broader issues including children’s health, food justice, and the environment. Several of the original executive producers are expected to return for the second installment, which will feature an A-list cast of athletes and entertainers, who will confront challenging food-related subjects and present compelling stories from multiple continents.
”GC1 had a profound impact on us as individuals and as filmmakers. We know there’s so much more to unpack, and we couldn’t be more excited to join this team,” said Soechtig and Lazure.
“This as a unique opportunity to expand on the cultural conversation The Game Changers ignited around the fundamental role food can play in addressing some of the most critical issues of our time,” said Philip Byron, Head of Unscripted & Docs at The SpringHill Company.
“The SpringHill Company has evolved into a full-service production company, and we are thrilled that James Wilks and Joseph Pace selected us to help craft their highly anticipated sequel and equally excited to work with Stephanie and Kristin on the first of hopefully many projects.”
We can't wait to introduce the world to the next generation of Game Changers!
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