Kobe Almost Spiked Lee Doc Over Creative Control

Filmmaker Spike Lee (”Malcom X”, “Do The Right Thing”, those old Nike commercials as Mars Blackmon saying “It’s gotta be the shoes!”) recently got back behind the camera to do a little day-in-the-life documentary about Kobe Bryant.

Spike Lee Kobe Bryant

The documentary, entitled “Kobe: Doin’ Work”, is set to premiere May 16 on ESPN. However, the film was almost canned before even getting in the can, supposedly because the Lakers star made a last-second demand for complete creative control.

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