LeBron James’ SpringHill Company, CNN Films Team on ‘Dreamland: The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street’ (Exclusive)

LeBron James’ SpringHill Company, CNN Films Team on ‘Dreamland: The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street’ (Exclusive)
The SpringHill Company and CNN Films will produce “Dreamland: The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street,” a documentary examining the violent events of late May and June 1921 in Tulsa, Okla., that led to a slaughter of hundreds of the city’s African American residents. The massacre took place in a prosperous community of Tulsa bankers, lawyers, and business owners, many of whom were the descendants of slaves.

CNN Films previously backed hit movies like “Rbg,” a look at the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; “Three Identical Strangers,” the story of triplets who were separated at birth; and “Apollo 11,” a documentary about the team of astronauts who first walked on the moon. SpringHill is the entertainment media business founded by basketball great LeBron James and his longtime business partner Maverick Carter. In September, the company entered into a first-look deal with Universal Pictures.

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