Britain’s double Olympic gold medalist Nicola Adams appears on Amazon Prime Lioness, who continues her upbringing in Leeds to become an Olympic boxing champion in 2012 and 2016 and the media personality she is today.
The Boundless biopic, named after Nicola in the ring nickname, will hit Amazon Prime Video this fall and Nicola is said to have been involved in every step of the way.
Martin Backlund, UK Content Director for Prime Video, said: “Nicola is a trailblazer and her story will inspire audiences of all backgrounds.
“Lioness examines Nicola’s life spent battling fierce competitors, prejudice and adversity and her determination to never give up. We couldn’t be happier to share his story and his limitless resilience and optimism with Amazon Prime Video customers. “
So here’s everything we know so far about Amazon Prime’s unique documentary. Lioness…
Amazon Prime’s Lioness release date
There is no confirmed release date for Amazon Prime’s Lioness yet, although we suspect it will launch this fall. We will update as soon as we know more.
Is there a trailer for ‘Lioness’?
There is no Amazon Prime trailer yet. Lioness, but we’ll be sure to share as soon as one lands.
What is ‘Lioness’ about?
Lioness It shows Nicola’s tough upbringing in Leeds, UK, and the moment she fought (and won) her first fight at the age of 13 to become an Olympic boxing champion, as well as a remarkably rare LGBT sports figure. The film will also feature Nicola herself giving a unique and intimate look at her successes and struggles in and outside of boxing.
Who is the ‘Leona’ Nicola Adams?
Now retired from the sport, Nicola won gold in London 2012, the first time women were allowed to compete in boxing at the Olympics, and then did the same in Rio four years later. He also became the first openly LGBT person to win an Olympic gold in boxing. Last year, she became part of the first same-sex couple in Strictly come dance with dancer Katya Jones (see them dancing below), and she and her partner Ella Baig are also powerful advocates for the LGBTQ + community.
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