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the-series-philosopher-ballers-wikiBallers is an American comedy television series by Stephen Levinson (How To Make It In America, Entourage), centered around a group of football players and their families, friends, and handlers. The series premiered on the American cable television network HBO on June 21, 2015. The pilot episode was written by Levinson and directed by Peter Berg. The main cast includes:


  • Dwayne Johnson (Clash Time) as Spencer Strasmore, a retired athlete turned financial manager
  • Rob Corddry (Children’s Hospital, Community, Happy Endings) as Joe, a financial advisor at Anderson Financial who tries hard to fit in
  • John David Washington as Ricky Jerret, a highly competitive and spiritual pro athlete
  • Omar Miller (CSI: Miami, Sex, Love & Secrets) as Charles Greane, an affable former pro athlete who is searching for his next career
  • Donovan W. Carter as Vernon, a deeply family-oriented pro athlete
  • Troy Garity (Boss) as Jason, a top-tier sports agent
  • London Brown (The Hustle) as Reggie, Vernon’s childhood friend who handles his money
  • Jazmyn Simon as Julie Greane, wife of ex-pro athlete Charles Greane


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