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Serena Williams Docuseries in the works at ESPN

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ESPN is giving another sports legend his very own docuseries.

The sports media giant has begun production of a Serena Williams series called In the Arena: Serena Williamspromising “the most complete, intimate, and compelling account of her storied career, featuring first-hand perspective from Serena and key figures throughout her life.”

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The series was announced as part of The Walt Disney Co.’s pre-presentation. in New York on Tuesday afternoon.

The series is directed by Gotham Chopra and co-produced by ESPN, Religion of Sports, Tom Brady’s 199 Productions and Williams and Caroline Currier’s Nine Two Six Productions.

Details on the series, including the number of episodes and when and where it will debut, are expected at a later date.

Religion of Sports previously produced The man in the arena: Tom Brady, about the career of the NFL star. The Serena Williams series suggests that the In The Arena brand can expand further. ESPN also achieved previous success with its documentary series The last danceand Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls Dynasty.

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