John C. Reilly to play Jerry Buss in HBO’s Showtime Lakers project

HBO has a pilot in the works on the Showtime Lakers, and they just recast one of the leading roles. John C. Reilly will be playing the role of former Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, according to a report from Deadline. Reilly replaces Michael Shannon, who was previously cast in the role but left the project due to creative differences, the report says. The pilot is based off Jeff Pearlman’s book about the Showtime Lakers, Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of...

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5 months ago, Yardbarker, Los Angeles Lakers

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