Drake, LeBron James and Maverick Carter are set to executive produce Black Ice, a feature documentary about the game of hockey’s racial reckoning.
The film from Uninterrupted Canada and The SpringHill Company, which was founded by James and business partner Carter, is about Black hockey players facing systemic racism in the sport and will be directed by Oscar nominee Hubert Davis. Black Ice will spotlight the historical marginalization of Black hockey players from the early pioneers of the Colored Hockey League in Maritimes Canada to today’s National Hockey League and its paltry number of Black players.
The SpringHill Company, with film credits like Space Jam: A New Legacy, More Than a Game and The Carter Effect, will executive produce along with Drake and Adel “Future” Nur via the duo’s co-venture DreamCrew Entertainment. Uninterrupted Canada chief content officer Vinay Virmani will produce Black Ice as it pushes hockey into the cultural conversation for racial justice and diversity.