I saw all of this and saw him in a midlife crisis trying to figure out what his next move would be.He was trying to find a coaching job and given his career on the court I figured it would be really easy, but there ended up being a lot of variables to it.The main story that we were trying to tell was him grappling with his life on his pursuit of trying to find a job and trying to connect with his kids.” Throughout the process of the film, Campbell realized that while his basketball abilities were what he was known for, his personality away from the court is what makes him truly special. He is not spoiled, he’s very down to earth and very loyal and ridiculously honest.

Skyscraper does documentaries and at the time they were doing one on Leon Spinks, the former heavyweight champion.

They had asked if I was interested in doing a documentary on Kenny, and given that I grew up in New York and my family was crazy about basketball, I was very interested.

Once I did get the chance to meet him, I found him to be such an interesting and complex person and I knew it was something that I wanted to do,” Campbell said.

One of the most recognizable names in the New York basketball world will now be featured on the big screen, as Skyscraper Films, BMG Brokers, Executive Producer Barry Greenstein and Director Jill Campbell have chosen to create a documentary about former New Jersey Nets star and high school prodigy Kenny Anderson called ‘Mr. In an interview with Nothin’ But Nets, Anderson noted that he had considered broadcasting his story before the idea of a documentary even came about. Being a child prodigy and coming out of New York and all of the obstacles that I had to overcome, I thought that this was the right time with this generation and everything going on.

All of these kids want to be sports figures or rappers and I thought that I could tell my story and give some hope to these inner city kids,” Anderson said.

The stars aligned for Anderson’s plan when he met Campbell, who had been doing some work on a different film for Skyscraper.

Though she had interest in a movie surrounding him, an eventual meeting with him sealed the deal.

Though she had an idea for the direction that she wanted the movie to go in, being able to spend time with him allowed her to be able to get a peak into the type of person that he is, as well as some of the struggles that he had been through.

“We flew him into New York to sort of meet him and do a week of shoots to see how it would turn out.