Apple Original Films, A24, Unanimous Media and Proximity Media have announced the new documentary film “Underrated,” featuring the breakout story of NBA superstar Stephen Curry and his historic success during the 2008 March Madness NCAA Tournament.
The film culminates in his 2022 run to a fourth NBA title and his first NBA Finals Most Valuable Player trophy. Filmmaker Peter Nicks (“The Force,” “Homeroom”) serves as director, with Nicks and Academy Award nominee Ryan Coogler (“Creed,” “Black Panther”) from Proximity Media producing alongside A24.
Proximity Media’s Sev Ohanian (“Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Space Jam: A New Legacy”) and Zinzi Coogler (“Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Space Jam: A New Legacy”) are executive producing. From Stephen Curry’s Unanimous Media, Erick Peyton (“Benedict Men,” “Jump Shot,” “The Queen of Basketball”) produces with Jenelle Lindsay co-executive producing on behalf of the company.
The project hails from A24 and Unanimous’s first-look deal. A24 documentaries include the award-winning “Val” on iconic actor Val Kilmer, the critically acclaimed award-winning “Amy,” on singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, and the recently launched season two of Emmy Award-nominated design docuseries “Home,” with Apple TV+.
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