Carmelo Anthony is entering the world of entertainment. The NBA star announced via Twitter the launch of his new production company Creative 7. The company’s name pays homage to Carmelo’s jersey number he wore during his time with the New York Knicks.
Accompanying the announcement was a promotional video featuring projects currently in the works by Creative 7. Included is “Un Sueño Real”, a docuseries on the Real Madrid women’s soccer team. The series will air on HBO España. Creative 7 will also be producing a limited series in partnership with A+E studios called “Blood Brothers”. The series will focus on the friendship between Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali.
Carmelo hopes to tell a diverse range of stories through his new venture. According to Variety, other productions Creative 7 are developing include an unnamed project on the Jersey Four, a group of basketball players that were victims of police brutality in 1998. A project with “30 For 30” director Jonathan Hock is also in the works.
“Storytelling brings people together, and it can serve as a vehicle for propelling larger societal conversations and understanding,” Anthony said in an interview with Variety. “We are interested in all types of stories that have the power to serve as catalysts for the change we wish to see in the world.”
Be sure to stay tuned to ACT for future updates on Creative 7 and their upcoming productions.
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— Carmelo Anthony (@carmeloanthony) April 6, 2021