Ballers is a dramedy TV series created in the USA. The release was carried out by HBO channel with the first season release date on the 21st of June 2015. The creators of the series are Stephen Levinson and starring Dwayne Johnson. The script for the pilot was created by Levinson. Peter Berg directed the episode.
Ballers is a drama-comedy series with Dwayne Johnson playing the role of the main character. Season 1 consisting of 10 episodes was released in the second half of June 2015. Every new episode of Ballers follows lives of professional football players both current and former ones. The series concentrates on Spencer Strasmore and things he does while he’s retired. He deals with mentoring a group of current football players communicating to his to other ex-footballers. The creator and the producer of the series is Steve Levinson. The executive producer is Mark Wahlberg together with Peter Berg, Evan Reilly, Julian Farino, and Rob Weiss.
- Dwayne Johnson portrays a former NFL player in retirement named Spencer Strasmore. Now he works as a financial manager.
- Rob Corddry portrays the financial advisor of NFL named Joe Krutel. Experiences psychological troubles while communicating with colleagues and members of the crew. Does his best to become finally accepted.
- John David Washington portrays a competitive and persistent footballer from NFL named Ricky Jerret. He’s a true spirit of the team.
- Omar Miller portrays an ex-NFL player looking for a fresh start in life with a new career named Charles Greane.
- Donovan W. Carter portrays another NFL player named Vernon Littlefield who’s totally devoted to his family.
- Troy Garity portrays a sports agent named Jason.
- London Brown portrays a childhood friend of Vernon named Reggie. He deals with Vernon’s money matters.
- Jazmyn Simon portrays the wife of a Charles Greane named Julie Greane.
- Arielle Kebbel portrays a sportscaster from one of the local TV channels named Tracy Legette.
- Dulé Hill portrays a Miami Dolphins GM named Larry Siefert.
- Anabelle Acosta portrays Ricky Jerret’s girlfriend named Annabella.
- Taylor Cole portrays a reporter named Stephanie Michaels. Has a crush on Spencer.
- LeToya Luckett portrays a widow of one of the friends of Spencer named Tina.
- Ella Thomas portrays the decorator named Kara Cooley. Has a crush on Ricky.
- Antoine Harris portrays an emotionally unstable member of the team named Alonzo Cooley.
- Taylour Paige portrays the sister of Julie named Theresa.
- Sanai L. Johnson portrays the daughter of Theresa named Bey.
- Richard Schiff portrays a financial manager named Mr. Anderson and often referred to as The Old Man.
- Clifton Collins, Jr. portrays the lawyer of Angela Lee named Maximo Gomez.
3rd Season Air Date
In summer of 2015, HBO channel made the official announcement about the renewal of Ballers for season 2 to premiere on the 17th of July 2016. In the end of July, the same year there was an official announcement about the release of season 3. We will let you know when the release date is finally scheduled.