swagger, a new series inspired by the star of the NBA Kevin During‘s life, is set to make its worldwide debut next month on AppleTV +. Created by Reggie Rock Bythewood – who is also a showrunner, writer and director – and executive produced by Durant and Brian Grazer, the first season of this drama series will consist of 10 episodes, with the first three episodes starting on October 29.
Produced by Thirty Five Ventures, Imagine Television Studios, CBS Studios and Undisputed Cinema, swagger follows Durant’s experiences as he strives to enter the world of basketball. It aims to explore the world of youth basketball, both from a collective and individual perspective, on and off the court. It also discusses the ambitions and dreams of aspiring professional players and their relationship with coaches, their families and the American society in which they grew up.
In the show, O’Shea Jackson Jr. stars as Ike, a former star player turned youth basketball coach. Isaiah Hill is Jace Carson, a rising basketball star who ranks first among young basketball players in America. Oscar nominee QuvenzhanÃ© Wallis is Crystal, a young basketball player. James bingham plays Drew Murphy, a player from a wealthy family, and Tessa Ferrer is Bailey, a former player and coach of a rival team. Also featured are Shinelle azoroh, Caleel harris, Solomon Irima, Ozie Nzeribe, Jason Rivera, and Tristan mack.
swagger premieres on Apple TV + on October 29. Its first 3 episodes will be available that day, and the remaining episodes will begin weekly, every Friday until December 17, 2021.
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