HBO held a red carpet premiere for the original four-part documentary “SHAQ,” on Monday, November 14th at the Illuminarium in Atlanta, Ga. 

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Featuring a series of revealing interviews with Shaquille O’Neal, SHAQ – an HBO Sports Documentaries presentation – tells the story of a basketball legend unlike any other, whose larger-than-life personality transcended the sport and transformed him into a cultural icon.  The documentary chronicles Shaq’s ascent to superstardom, as a dominant force who won four NBA championships, league MVP honors, and changed the game.

It also encompasses his life off the court, from his upbringing in a military family to his deepest personal relationships and prosperous broadcasting and business careers.

SHAQ is a Film 45 Production in association with Jersey Legends and Hardware Studios. The film is directed by Robert Alexander, executive produced by Peter Berg, Matthew Goldberg, Brandon Carroll, Mike Parris, Perry Rogers, Colin Smeeton, and Robert Alexander; co-executive producer, Katy Murakami. For HBO, executive producers Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller, and Bentley Weiner; coordinating producer, Abtin Motia.

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  • HBO has released the official trailer and key art for SHAQ, a four-part documentary series from director Robert Alexander and Peter Berg’s Film 45 detailing the life and career of NBA Hall of Famer and multi-hyphenate Shaquille O’Neal, debuting WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) with new episodes airing subsequent Wednesdays at the same time on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.   

Lucille O’Neal & Shaq


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