The Crossover

Last Updated on: March 17th, 2023

Based on the critically-acclaimed best-selling novel in-verse by Kwame Alexander, “The Crossover” introduces teen brothers Josh and Jordan Bell, widely considered basketball phenoms. Through his lyrical poetry, an adult version of Josh, aka Filthy McNasty, narrates the story of he and his brother’s coming of age, on and off the court, as their former professional basketball player father adjusts to life after basketball, and their mother finally pursues lifelong dreams of her own.

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  • Jalyn Hall: Josh Bell
  • Amir O’Neil: JB Bell
  • Derek Luke: Chuck Bell
  • Sabrina Revelle: Crystal Bell
  • Skyla I’Lece: Alexis
  • Deja Monique Cruz: Maya
  • Trevor Raine Bush: Vondle


  • Narrator: Daveed Diggs
  • Executive Producers: Kwame Alexander, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, LeBron James, Alexander Johnson, Damani Johnson, Jay Marcus, Bob Teitel and George Tillman Jr.

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