Kevin Durant’s new drama series has a premiere date on Apple TV+.
Apple has announced that “Swagger,” the drama series from Reggie Rock Bythewood, Kevin Durant, and Brian Grazer, will premiere globally on Apple’s streaming service on Friday, October 29, 2021. The first three episodes will debut on that date which each additional episode of the ten-episode season debuting everything Friday until December 17, 2021.
Inspired by Durant’s experiences, “Swagger” explores the world of youth basketball, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption. Off the court, the show reveals what it’s like to grow up in America.
The new series is led by an ensemble cast of stars including O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, Shinelle Azoroh, Tessa Ferrer, Caleel Harris, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe and Tristan Mack Wilds.
The series follows the stories of the students, parents, coaches, and others who are all involved in the lives of young basketball players who aspire to make it to the NBA.
Jackson stars as Ike, a former star player who’s now a youth basketball coach; Hill stars as Jace Carson, a basketball phenomenon who is one of the top-ranked youth basketball players in the country; Azoroh plays Jenna, Jace’s mother who is determined to chart NBA success for her son; Ferrer plays Meg Bailey, a former basketball player and coach for a rival team; Wallis plays Crystal, a top young basketball player; Harris plays Musa, the team’s glue and point guard; Bingham plays Drew Murphy, a player from an affluent part of town; Irama plays Phil Marksby, the enforcer for a rival team; Nzeribe plays Royale, a sub-par player with a wealthy dad; and Wilds plays Alonzo Powers, the grassroots division leader at a major shoe company.
“Swagger” will premiere on Apple TV+ on Friday, October 29, 2021. If you want to enjoy the new series in the best quality, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2021.
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