Just one month after the first Ballers trailer debuted, HBO has released the first poster for this upcoming series, debuting with its 10-episode first season on Sunday, June 21. After starring in a string of blockbuster movies, Dwayne Johnson stars in his first ever TV series with Ballers, which explores the life of a former professional football player. While the actor and former WWE Superstar never played in the NFL, he did play for the University of Miami, and was a part of their 1991 national championship team.
Ballers looks at the lives of former and current football players, following former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. The supporting cast is rounded out by Rob Corddry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebbel. We'll have to wait until the show premieres to see if any actual NFL stars pop up on Ballers.
Ballers is created and executive produced by Stephen Levinson and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan T. Reilly and Rob Weiss. Take a look at the poster below, and stay tuned for more on Ballers as we get closer to the June 21 premiere date. Do you think Dwayne Johnson has what it takes to make Ballers HBO's next big series?