ESPN Movies, Netflix Announce 10-Hour Michael Jordan Docuseries for 2019

Michael Jordan, seen right here in the course of the 1998 NBA Finals, is collaborating in a docuseries concerning the Bulls’ Nineteen Nineties dynasty. (Credit score: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport)

NEW YORK — ESPN Movies and Netflix are teaming up on a collectively produced docuseries that may function Michael Jordan and the Nineteen Nineties Chicago Bulls dynasty.

The ten-hour, 10-half movie, The Final Dance, will draw on greater than 500 hours of beforehand unseen footage from the franchise’s sixth and ultimate NBA title of the last decade in 1997-ninety eight. The collection might be launched in 2019, and can function the complete participation of Jordan himself.

The director for the challenge is Jason Hehir, whose earlier ESPN credit embrace The Fab 5, The ’eighty five Bears, and Andre the Giant. Producing the collection can be Mike Tollin, whose prior work consists of Hardwood Goals, Varsity BluesCoach Carter, and Radio.

Connor Schell, ESPN’s EVP of content material, made the announcement on the community’s annual Upfront presentation on Tuesday. The occasion is ESPN’s pitch to advertisers in New York Metropolis.