Enable Javscript for better performance
Series about boxer Muhammad Ali is rolling with Rege-Jean Page, Morgan Freeman as executive producer- Cinema express

Rege-Jean Page, Morgan Freeman join as executive producers of Muhammad Ali series 

The series is based on Jonathan Eig's definitive biography Ali: A Life

Published: 09th March 2023

A series is being made about boxing icon Muhammad Ali on an American video streaming service, Peacock. The series titled Excellence: 8 Fights will be bankrolled by Rege-Jean Page, Morgan Freeman.

Billed to be an eight-episode series,  Excellence: 8 Fights is based on Jonathan Eig's definitive biography Ali: A Life. Penned by Oscar-winning writer Willmott, the official logline of the series read as," Excellence: 8 Fights will chronicle eight distinct and defining moments in the iconic life of Muhammad Ali. Each episode will be framed by one fight from Ali's life, but the essence of the episode, what it's really about, is the internal fight - the drama outside the ring - where we will explore the struggle going on in the heart and mind of one of the most consequential and controversial figures of the 20th century."

Meanwhile, Rege-Jean Page, known for his role in  Netflix's Bridgerton in 2020, continued to broaden his acting horizons with the action film The Gray Man and the upcoming film adaptation Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among ThievesExcellence: 8 Fights marks Page's most significant leap into the production realm to date.

Willmott, Lori McCreary for Revelations Entertainment, and Emily Brown also serve as executive producers. 

Related Articles


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.