“Win or lose, you walk that court arrogantly …” Check out Swagger’s trailer, a newDrama inspired by the life of NBA superstar Kevin Durant.
A three-time Olympic gold medal winner and championship winner with the Golden State Warriors in 2017 and 2018, Durant was born in Washington DC and played youth basketball in the Maryland area. Set in the modern era of Black Lives Matter, Swagger enters the youth basketball court and explores the “players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption.”
Young actor Isaiah Hill plays Jace Carson, a young basketball phenomenon with a bright future on the court. Shinelle Azoroh plays his mother, while O’Shea Jackson Jr. plays a former star player who now coaches youth basketball. The youngest Oscar nominee in history, Quvenzhané Valais, appears as another talented young player. Durant is credited as an executive producer along with showrunner. Reggie Rock Bythewood, the writer and director behind Shots Fired.
The first three episodes of Swagger premiere on Friday, Oct. 29 on Apple TV Plus. Each new installment of the 10-episode series will follow every Friday.
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