Since his retirement from the NBA in 2018, Dwyane Wade has managed to keep himself busy venturing into other business projects.
For his latest project, he will be starring in and executive producing the upcoming Vudu docuseries ‘Legacy’.
The series will follow the kids of some of the sports’ biggest celebrities in today’s times as they work diligently to make a name for themselves.
‘Legacy’ will consist of eight total episodes.
Aside from Zaire Wade, Dwyane’s son, other celebrity kids set to be featured in the upcoming series include Vashti Cunningham (Ex-NFL Quarterback Randall Cunningham’s daughter), and Evan and Elijah Holyfield (sons of former heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield), Variety reports.
The show will follow Zaire as he finishes up senior year of High School while also being an NCAA Division I basketball prospect.
For Cunningham, ‘Legacy’ will shine a light on the up and coming track and field star as she specializes in the high jump. Cunningham is also a contender for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
As for the Holyfield boys, Evan is training to follow in his father’s footsteps and pursue boxing professionally while Elijah, on the other hand, currently plays for the Carolina Panthers as a running back.
In an official statement, Wade expressed his excitement about the upcoming series stating, “I’m proud to executive produce ‘Legacy’ and bring my son’s unique athletic journey to other aspiring young athletes.”
“I hope this docuseries leaves viewers feeling inspired through showing the hard work and dedication needed to turn your dreams into reality,” Wade continued.
Producers of ‘Legacy’ have revealed that in upcoming months, more subjects featured in the docuseries will be announced to the public.
While no release date for the show has been announced, it has been confirmed that the series in its entirety will be available to stream on Vudu sometime this year.
Jeremy Verba, VP/ GM of Vudu, spoke about the upcoming collaboration with Wade stating, “We’re thrilled to collaborate with Whistle and Dwyane Wade, and bring this motivational series to life.”