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Watch the Trailer for Shooting Stars

The LeBron James origin story proves that it takes a team to make a legend

By Peacock Staff

Peacock has shared its first trailer for the forthcoming Original film Shooting Stars

What Is Shooting Stars About?  

Shooting Stars is the inspiring origin story of a basketball superhero, revealing how LeBron James and his childhood friends became the #1 high school team in the country. 

The ‘90s-set film finds a young James (Marquis “Mookie” Cook) and his three best friends — Lil Dru (Caleb McLaughlin, Stranger Things), Willie McGee (Avery S. Wills, Jr., Swagger) and Sian Cotton (Khalil Everage, Cobra Kai) — under the guidance of coach Dru Joyce (Wood Harris; Creed franchise). As we quickly learn, these friends are connected by much more than their love for basketball.   

It stands to reason, then, that when the coach at the top basketball school in their district threatens to separate them, the four friends decide to switch schools to be able to play varsity together, joining the team at a predominantly white Catholic school instead.  

Stream Shooting Stars June 2, only on Peacock. 

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