Seven Bucks, Left/Right team up for NFL draft series

Dwayne Johnson's prodco and the team behind Mob Wives will shadow 15 up and coming football players hoping to make the NFL. (Pictured: Johnson)
December 14, 2015

Seven Bucks, the prodco co-founded by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Dany Garcia, is teaming up with Mob Wives prodco Left/Right for a docuseries following 15 up and coming football players prepping for the NFL draft.

The series, as yet unattached to a broadcaster, will shadow the players as they take part in a four-month period of rigorous training and tests, leading up to the draft, in which players are selected by the league’s teams for the upcoming season.

The prodcos are teaming with sports agency Athletes First for the series.

“This series will show the commitment and heart required to achieve your dreams,” said Johnson (pictured) in a statement. “We’re excited for our audiences to experience this level of story-telling at such a critical time in these athletes’ lives.”

Seven Bucks is also coproducing a docuseries with 44 Blue Productions on drum and bugle corps for U.S. cable net Fuse. Recent commissions for the Red Arrow-owned Left/Right include truOriginals: Inside Iconic Comedy for truTV, debuting in February; and Mexico Life for HGTV, coming in January. Mob Wives, coproduced with The Weinstein Company and Electus, will be airing its final season on VH1 beginning in January.

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