Because starring in dozens of films over the past few years isn’t enough, Dwayne Johnson’s also been busy with television projects including HBO’s new series Ballers. The first trailer’s arrived for the half hour comedy set in the world of pro football and debuting on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10pm ET/PT. In addition to Johnson, the cast includes Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble.
Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg executive produce the series. Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss are also on board as executive producers, along with series creator Steve Levinson.
Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football.
Watch the trailer:
-By Rebecca Murray
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