Disney+ Announces ‘Rise’ Biopic About Milwaukee Bucks Player Giannis Antetokounmpo

Walt Disney Studios has announced “Rise,” a new film that will come to Disney+ in 2022.


“Rise” will focus on the story of Milwaukee Bucks player Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family. Real-life brothers Uche and Ral Agada star as Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo. Jaden Osimuwa, Elijah Sholanke, Yetide Badaki, and Dayo Okeniyi play the rest of the family.

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In a press release, Antetokounmpo said, “I am thrilled and honored that Disney+ is bringing my family’s story to people all over the world. My hope is that it will inspire those in similar circumstances to keep the faith, stay true to their goals and not to give up on striving for a better life.”

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