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New NFL Docuseries 'Life After' Set to Premiere on Prime Video



A look into the aftermath of NFL careers is set to stream in the coming days.


Neo Studios partnered with New World Distribution for an upcoming docuseries, Life After, which is set to premiere October 18 on Prime Video.



The eight-part docuseries directed by Nick Ruff will investigate 12 retired NFL players as they face a new chapter in their lives after their professional football careers.


Each episode of Life After highlights a former NFL player, including DeMarcus Ware, Spice Adams, Thomas Q. Jones, Bear Pascoe, Al Baker, Justin Forsett, Jeff Allen, Andrew Hawkins, Domenik Hixon, Sherrod Martin, Daniel Wilcox and Myron Rolle. The series will feature close personal interviews with the NFL veterans, including their family and friends.


“These athletes were so iconic in their football careers that their post-NFL lives are largely overlooked,” Neo Studios’ head of unscripted, Mike Basone said. “One of our specialties at Neo is uncovering these underexplored and unexpected stories from the sports world, and ‘Life After’ is right in our sweet spot in that it highlights universal themes, including mental health and identity struggles, all while telling a story of human triumph. Audiences everywhere, sports fans and beyond, will be rooting for these individuals in their new endeavors.”


The docuseries is created by Paul Hutchens and produced by Neo Studios, New World Distribution and Forever Holiday. Melanie Capacia Johnson and Basons are the executive producers for Neo Studios. Additionally, Hutchens, Forever Holiday’s Luke Arreguin, Midnight Train Productions’ Thomas Q. Jones, and Black in Hollywood’s Brandon Miree executive produce, with Martha Sanchez as the associate producer. Executive producing for New World is Cary Floyd, while executive producing for Twentyone14 Media are Griffin Gmelich and Quincy Newell.


Check out the trailer below.



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