LOS ANGELES (AP) — King James is set to tell the story of The Greatest.
James says in a statement announcing the still-untitled project that Ali “transcended sports and used his platform to empower people, which paved the way for all athletes and people of every race and gender that came after him, myself included.”
HBO says it will combine archival footage with cinematic recreations to tell Ali’s story.
Ali’s family is also participating in the project
Ali died June 3 at the age of 74.