Originally posted on Variety:
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is the subject of a new documentary called “Kobe Bryant’s Muse” on Showtime, which will air this fall.
The project, directed by Gotham Chopra, is currently filming in Los Angeles and will offer an in-depth look into the life, inspirations and challenges facing one of the most successful and complex figures in professional sports.
“As a lifelong Boston Celtics fan, never did I imagine I would collaborate with Laker great Kobe Bryant,” said Chopra. “Kobe’s quest for greatness transcends rivalries and I’m excited by his and SHOWTIME’s willingness to go down this rabbit hole together. I’m confident audiences will be intrigued by what comes out the other side.”
The documentary will examine Bryant’s storied basketball career, detailing his mentorships, allies and rivalries that have helped shape his 18-year tenure in the NBA, in addition to his recent achilles heel surgery which kept him out…
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