HBO has been granted behind the scenes access for Tennis legend Serena Williams and this May, their five-part docuseries titled, Being Serena will be released. The streaming platform gives us a sneak peek of the series by way of their new trailer, seen below.
The series will “give viewers unprecedented access to Williams during her pregnancy, new motherhood and marriage, while documenting her journey back to supremacy on the court.”
“HBO is honored to work with Serena Williams on such a personal project,” says Peter Nelson, executive vice president, HBO Sports. “Even though she has been in the spotlight since her teenage years, Serena continues to capture the imagination. With our partners at IMG, we look forward to giving viewers a revealing, behind-the-scenes portrait of her life on and off the court.”
“Serena Williams is a force unlike any other,” says Mark Shapiro, co-president of WME and IMG. “Her entire life is one of the hero’s journey, and it has been a privilege to work with her as she enters this next phase. HBO was an incredible partner in developing a unique look into Serena’s world, and we look forward to sharing this all-access story with the world in May.”
The series debuts Wednesday, May 2nd (10:00–10:30 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO, followed by other new episodes subsequent Wednesdays at the same time.