Showtime president and CEO David Nevins announced on Monday that James and SpringHill would be executive producing a documentary series in conjunction with Showtime Sports Documentary Films titled "Shut Up and Dribble".
The three-part series will track the NBA's growth and history, beginning with the 1976 NBA-ABA merger.
Gotham Chopra, who has worked on video projects with Kobe Bryant and Tom Brady, is directing the series, with the controversy over Ingraham's comments serving as a "prologue", per Showtime.
"If being a star athlete is inherently a political experience, "Shut Up and Dribble" tells that complex and dramatic story from the past to the present and from the inside out", Nevins said via Variety.More news: Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy, recalls its own over 'interference'
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The CNN host accused Trump of trafficking in "racism" and "bullying" in a monologue on his show, "CNN Tonight with Don Lemon", after the president referred to him in a tweet as "the dumbest man on television" in a tweet.
Even First Lady Melania Trump had positive things to say about James's work in the wake of her husband's tweet. He made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do. "I like Mike", Trump tweeted, sparking immediate outrage from Hollywood and beyond. A lineup of public figures and social media personalities quickly stepped up to point out that Trump's attack overlooked the fact that James sat down for an interview to discuss his humanitarian work.
With James signing a four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers last month, speculation about where James, Jr. would play his high school has been rampant.
"If you don't see this as racist, I would ask you to please go get your vision checked", she said.