30 for 30 - Three new docs announced

Discussion in 'Sports & Training' started by RyGuy45, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. RyGuy45


    Jul 15, 2003
    Junior Seau, Deion Sanders, Tyson-Douglas Fight Featured in Upcoming ESPN '30 For 30' Films

    ESPN will unveil three new "30 for 30" documentaries over the next five months according to The Hollywood Reporter.

    The network will release "Seau" exclusively on ESPN+ on Sept. 20. The film details Hall of Famer Junior Seau's career and life after football before he commited suicide in 2012. The movie is directed by Kirby Bradley of "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel."

    The next documentary will arrive three months later with the debut of "42 to 1" on Dec. 11. Directed by ESPN's Jeremy Schapp, the film will recount Buster Douglas' upset of Mike Tyson at the Tokyo Dome in 1990.

    In January 2019, ESPN will air a film on Deion Sanders that highlights his decision to play for both the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons in the same 24-hour period in October 1992. The documentary is currently untitled.
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  2. wayniac211


    Jul 25, 2012
    Just watched the Junior Seau one. Crazy to see how he gave and gave but at the end it took a toll. He was an idol to a lot of us islanders in the 90s because we all went through the same struggle with gangs and football. RIP big Uce