The film from director Gotham Chopra (son of Deepak Chopra), is currently in production and is described as a "deep-character portrait" of Bryant, exploring his life, inspirations and challenges. It is expected to air this fall on Showtime.
Bryant is expected to return to the Lakers next season, and not a moment too soon. The team finished its season Wednesday with the sixth-worst record in the
Though Chopra, who previously directed the
The documentary is expected to follow Bryant through his daily experience and look at the mentors, allies and rivals he's encountered through his career, as well as explore what the star is looking to do when his NBA tenure comes to an end.
Bryant currently has a contract with the Lakers for two more years for $48.5 million.