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|Created by||Steve Levinson|
Omar Benson Miller
John David Washington
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Dwayne Johnson
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Closest to the Hole Productions
7 Bucks Entertainment
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
Ballers is an American television series created by Steve Levinson. The series will air on the American cable television network HBO. The pilot episode was written by Levinson and directed by Peter Berg.
- Dwayne Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired athlete
- Omar Benson Miller as Charles, an affable former pro athlete who is searching for his next career
- John David Washington as Ricky, a highly competitive and spiritual pro athlete
- Rob Corddry as Joe, a financial advisor who tries hard to fit in
- Troy Garity as Jason, a top-tier sports agent
- Donovan Carter as Vernon, a deeply family-oriented pro athlete
- Jazmyn Simon as Julie, wife of an ex-pro athlete
- Taylor Cole as Michaels, an ESPN sideline reporter who is romantically involved with Spencer
- LeToya Luckett as Tina, widow to one of Spencer’s closest friends.
- Andreeva, Nellie (February 13, 2014). "Dwayne Johnson’s HBO Half-Hour Pilot ‘Ballers’ Picked Up To Series". Deadline.com. Retrieved February 19, 2014.