‘Ballers’ with Dwayne Johnson Renewed for Season 3

Ballers Season 2 Dwight Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller
Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, and Omar Benson Miller in ‘Ballers’ (Photo: Jeff Daly / Courtesy of HBO)

HBO’s football comedy Ballers will be back for a third season. Season two is currently airing on Sunday nights and stars Dwayne Johnson (Central Intelligence, the Fast and Furious franchise) and Rob Corddry (Childrens Hospital, Hot Tub Time Machine) as financial managers working with high-powered professional athletes. The season two cast also includes John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, London Brown, Arielle Kebbel, Dulé Hill, Richard Schiff, and Andy Garcia. Season two, which kicked off on July 17, 2016 and drew in 5.7 million viewers, consists of 10 half-hour episodes.

Ballers was created by Boardwalk Empire‘s Stephen Levinson and is executive produced by Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Evan Reilly, Rob Weiss, Julian Farino, and Denis Biggs. Announcing the show’s renewal, HBO Programming President Casey Bloys said, “Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg and the rest of the Ballers team have once again delivered a winner for our viewers. We look forward to another great season of Ballers next year.”

The Ballers Plot: Looking at the whirlwind lifestyles and real-life problems of former and current football players, Ballers stars Dwayne Johnson as ex-superstar Spencer Strasmore, who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today’s players in sun-soaked Miami.