One of those sources says Netflix acquired the miniseries for upwards of $30 million. It is expected to debut on the streaming service later this year.
Coodie and Chike have since expanded into longform content, directing the 2012 ESPN 30-for-30 film Benji, about the shooting death of Ben Wilson, a promising high-school basketball player, and its impact on his Chicago community; and the 2019 Netflix documentary about former NBA story Stephon Marbury, A Kid From Coney Island.
The duo’s Creative Control company will produce the West docuseries with TIME Studios, the Emmy-winning film and TV arm of TIME, which produced the 2020 documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble about the late Civil Rights hero and Georgia Congressman
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