Who plays LeBron James in Shooting Stars?


LEBRON James is one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history, often compared to Michael Jordan.

A movie based on the book, Shooting Stars, is coming to Peacock in 2023 and will document LeBron’s debut.


LeBron James is the focus of the upcoming biopic, Shooting Stars

Who plays LeBron James in Shooting Stars?

Chandler, Arizona high school basketball player Mookie Cook will play a young LeBron James in his upcoming biopic.

Mookie committed to play at the University of Oregon in March 2022 and is ranked No. 5 in the United States.

Standing at six-foot-seven, Mookie plays small forward.

He is expected to graduate from Compass Prep in 2023.

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Who is LeBron James?

Born on December 30, 1984, LeBron James is from Akron, Ohio.

He started playing basketball in elementary school and joined the Amateur Athletic Union before heading to high school.

LeBron attended St Vincent-St Mary High School, where he led his team to an undefeated season in his freshman year.

In 2003, LeBron became the first pick in the NBA draft.

His career started with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he played until 2010.

From 2010 to 2014, LeBron played with the Miami Heat.

He returned to Cleveland in 2014 before joining the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018.

What is LeBron James net worth?

According to Forbes, LeBron James has an estimated net worth of around $850 million.

“NBA great LeBron James has turned his towering achievements on the basketball court into lucrative endorsement deals with Nike, Walmart and other major brands, as well as a starring role in Space Jam: A New Legacy, opposite Bugs Bunny,” the outlet wrote in August 2021.

Every year, LeBron earns around $65 million in endorsements alone.

According to ESPN, he is the sixth-highest paid player in the NBA, with a base salary of $41,180,544.

Mookie Cook, a high school basketball player, will play a young LeBron James


Mookie Cook, a high school basketball player, will play a young LeBron JamesCredit: Instagram/marquiscookk

How can I watch Shooting Stars?

In 2009, Buzz Bissinger released a biography about LeBron James titled Shooting Stars.

The book will now become a movie, slated for release in 2023 through NBC’s streaming service, Peacock.

Shooting Stars “focuses on the NBA superstar’s childhood years, telling the story of a close-knit group of friends who overcome the challenges of growing up downtown and find refuge together on and off of the field,” according to Cleveland.com.

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