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16 items from 2015


First trailer for HBO’s Ballers starring Dwayne Johnson

12 April 2015 6:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A trailer has been released for HBO’s upcoming comedy series Ballers starring Dwayne Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired American football player looking to get his life back on track in retirement while mentoring other players in the business of football. Check it out here…

Ballers is set to premiere June 21st on HBO, with a cast that also includes Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon and Arielle Kebble..

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- Gary Collinson

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Watch: First Trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s HBO Football Drama ‘Ballers’

11 April 2015 10:35 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Dwayne Johnson is living the high life in the first trailer for his new HBO football drama.

Johnson plays a retired football player, who now lives vicariously through the young athletes whose finances he manages. Pool parties, yacht parties and house parties abound.

Omar Benson Miller also stars in the show alongside Rob Corddry, Peter Berg and Richard Schiff.

Johnson is exec producing with his “Pain And Gain” co-star Mark Wahlberg; Wahlberg’s manager, Steve Levinson, who also wrote the pilot; showrunner Even Reilly; and Peter Berg, who directed the first episode.

Ballers” premieres on June 21 after season two of “True Detective” and before the debut of another freshman series, “The Brink.”

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- Maane Khatchatourian

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Trailer for Dwayne Johnson's Ballers TV Series

11 April 2015 4:16 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

HBO just unveiled the trailer for its upcoming "Ballers" TV series, starring Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller and Arielle Kebble. It's produced by Mark Wahlberg and directed (the pilot episode by Peter Berg (Hancock). Check it out below. Plot: Set in Miami, "Ballers" centers on a group of current and former professional football players, as well as their families, friends, and handlers. The series goes beyond the game and explores not only the challenges that current players face, but also takes a behind-the-scenes, real look into their lives both on and off the field. Johnson stars as Spencer Strasmore, a retired pro-football player, who is now struggling in his new career as a financial advisor. In his new role, he tries to advise his NFL friends financially and professionally, but identifies with the trials they are going through and tries (in vain) to protect them from making the »

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‘Ballers’ Trailer: First Official Look At Dwayne Johnson’s HBO Series

10 April 2015 6:33 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Here’s the initial trailer for HBO’s new half-hour series about current and former pro football players. Dwayne Johnson stars as Spencer Strasmore, one of the retirees. Cast also features Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Rob Corddry, Troy Garity, Donovan Carter, Jazmyn Simon, Taylor Cole and LeToya Luckett. Johnson is exec producing along with Pain And Gain co-star Mark Wahlberg, Wahlberg's manager Steve Levinson who wrote the pilot, showrunner Even Reilly, and… »

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HBO's 'Ballers' Trailer Starring Dwayne Johnson

10 April 2015 5:44 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

HBO has released the first trailer for its upcoming summer series Ballers, starring Dwayne Johnson in his first major TV role. Ballers Season 1, which will span 10 episodes, debuts Sunday, June 21 at 10 Pm Et, following the Season 2 premiere of True Detective at 9 Pm Et. Dwayne Johnson stars as a former pro football player, which is fitting since, before his WWE and his acting days, he played college football at the University of Miami.

Ballers examines the lives of former and current football players. The show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football, although he is now struggling in his new career as a financial advisor. In his new role, he tries to advise his NFL friends financially and professionally, but identifies with the trials they are »

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The Rock Stars in First Trailer for HBO's 'Ballers'

10 April 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Man, it has been trailer heaven for HBO and Netflix lately and yet another one has just arrived, this one for HBO's "Ballers" starring Dwayne Johnson as former football superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon and Arielle Kebble co-star and you'll even see Peter Berg in this brief trailer. The series was created and executive produced by Steve Levinson with the aforementioned Berg joining a fleet of executive producers that also includes Mark Wahlberg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss. The half-hour series kicks off its ten-episode season on Sunday, June 21 at 10 Pm. Watch the trailer below. sb id="1510565" height="360" width="640" »

- Brad Brevet

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Watch The First Trailer For HBO Comedy Series Ballers Starring Dwayne Johnson

10 April 2015 2:44 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

‘Franchise viagra’ man Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is taking a time out from global gallivanting and taking out bad guys with a swift flex of the bicep. Ahead of any potential involvement in another Fast & Furious instalment, he can next be seen onscreen in HBO’s upcoming comedy Ballers. The ten-episode season kicks off this summer with Johnson in the lead role as former football superstar Spencer Strasmore, whose post-career job finds him training  upcoming athletes.

And to get you game-ready, Johnson himself has dropped the first trailer online. At first glance it seems to bear the hallmarks of its executive producer Mark Wahlberg’s handiwork (i.e. it’s a bit Entourage-esque), but that’s in no way a disparaging comparison. For the most part, the series looks to be finally making the most of Johnson’s comedic skills, which are usually only grazed upon in his big screen outings. »

- Gem Seddon

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Get Rich, Get Laid, Have Fun: Watch The First Trailer For Dwayne Johnson's HBO Comedy 'Ballers'

10 April 2015 2:36 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

There are people who exude charisma, and then there's Dwayne Johnson. His ability to charm you and pull you into his sphere is nearly unparalleled, and has been a big part of why he's experienced so much big screen success. Now, bringing that force to cable in the HBO comedy series "Ballers," and the first trailer is here. Co-starring Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble, the show finds The Rock playing superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Basically, this looks like the version of "Pain & Gain" we wish Michael Bay had made instead. Read More: Disaster Strikes California In New Trailer For San Andreas With Dwayne Johnson "Ballers" rolls on June 21st. Watch below. Watch our World »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Get Rich, Get Laid, Have Fun: Watch The First Trailer For Dwayne Johnson's HBO Comedy 'Ballers'

10 April 2015 2:36 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

There are people who exude charisma, and then there's Dwayne Johnson. His ability to charm you and pull you into his sphere is nearly unparalleled, and has been a big part of why he's experienced so much big screen success. Now, bringing that force to cable in the HBO comedy series "Ballers," and the first trailer is here. Co-starring Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble, the show finds The Rock playing superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Basically, this looks like the version of "Pain & Gain" we wish Michael Bay had made instead. Read More: Disaster Strikes California In New Trailer For San Andreas With Dwayne Johnson "Ballers" rolls on June 21st. Watch below. Watch our World »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Dwayne Johnson’s HBO Football Series ‘Ballers’ Debuts First Trailer (Video)

10 April 2015 2:24 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

HBO has unveiled the first look at its new series “Ballers” starring Dwayne Johnson as a retired football player. The series’ executive producers include Johnson, his “Pain & Gain” costar Mark Wahlberg, Steve Levinson and Berg, who directed the pilot. Levinson came up with the original idea and wrote the pilot, which follows a group of former and current football players. Omar Benson Miller co-stars on the show, which also features Rob Corddry, Peter Berg and Richard Schiff. Johnson’s character may be retired, but the show will feature flashbacks with him in uniform and unleashing pain on unsuspecting quarterbacks. Also Read: Dwayne. »

- Jeff Sneider

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Check Out the First Trailer for HBO's New Dramedy Series 'Ballers' Starring Dwayne Johnson

10 April 2015 1:57 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

HBO's new comedy series "Ballers" will kick off a 10-episode season starting on Sunday, June 21, at 10pm (it's a 30-minute show). Looking at the lives of former and current football players, "Ballers" follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement, while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington (Denzel Washington’s son, in his first major acting role), Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Rob Corrdry, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble also star in the series, which is set in Miami, Fl, and is created and executive produced by Steve Levinson, with executive producing duties by Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss. As if Dwayne Johnson wasn't already busy enough... John David Washington is also a former college football player who. »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Check Out the First Trailer for HBO's New Dramedy Series 'Ballers' Starring Dwayne Johnson

10 April 2015 1:57 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

HBO's new comedy series "Ballers" will kick off a 10-episode season starting on Sunday, June 21, at 10pm (it's a 30-minute show). Looking at the lives of former and current football players, "Ballers" follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement, while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington (Denzel Washington’s son, in his first major acting role), Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Rob Corrdry, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble also star in the series, which is set in Miami, Fl, »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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HBO to Debut Comedies ‘The Brink’ & ‘Ballers’ After ‘True Detective’ Premiere

9 April 2015 3:35 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

HBO will boost its two new summer comedies, “The Brink” and “Ballers,” with the fan-frenzy lead-in of “True Detective’s” season-two premiere on Sunday, June 21.

All three shows will premiere back-to-back in a two-hour block, launched by “True Detective,” which returns for its eight-episode second season at 9/8c.

Ballers” will follow at 10/9c, followed by half-hour dark comedy “The Brink” at 10:30/9:30c.

Ballers” follows former football superstar Spencer Strasmore (played by Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson), who gets his life on track in retirement, while mentoring other current and former players on the business of football. The cast is rounded out by Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon and Arielle Kebble. The 10-episode series was created and exec produced by Steve Levinson (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Entourage”). Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss also serve as exec producers. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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HBO Sets June 21 Premiere Date for 'Ballers' (Dwayne Johnson, Omar Benson Miller, Denzel Washington's Son, Others Star)

9 April 2015 2:52 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

HBO has announced that the new comedy series "Ballers" will kick off a 10-episode season starting on Sunday, June 21, at 10pm (it's a 30-minute show). Looking at the lives of former and current football players, "Ballers" follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement, while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington (Denzel Washington’s son, in his first major acting role), Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Rob Corrdry, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble also star in the series, which »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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HBO Sets June 21 Premiere Date for 'Ballers' (Dwayne Johnson, Omar Benson Miller, Denzel Washington's Son, Others Star)

9 April 2015 2:52 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

HBO has announced that the new comedy series "Ballers" will kick off a 10-episode season starting on Sunday, June 21, at 10pm (it's a 30-minute show). Looking at the lives of former and current football players, "Ballers" follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement, while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington (Denzel Washington’s son, in his first major acting role), Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Rob Corrdry, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble also star in the series, which is set in Miami, Fl, and is created and executive produced by Steve Levinson, with executive producing duties by Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss. As if Dwayne Johnson wasn't already busy enough... John David Washington is also a former college. »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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HBO Launching Comedies ‘The Brink’ & ‘Ballers’ With ‘True Detective’ In June

9 April 2015 1:01 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

HBO will use the second-season bow of its Emmy-winning drama to drive sampling for a pair of rookie comedies. The next iteration of True Detective will premiere at 9 Pm on June 21, followed by the series bow of Ballers at 10 and The Brink at 10:30. Ballers explores the lives of a group of former and current football players. Dwayne Johnson stars along with Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Rob Corddry, Troy Garity, Donovan Carter, Jazmyn Simon, Taylor Cole and… »

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