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Apple Announces Premiere Date For Kevin Durant's Apple TV Show 'Swagger'

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We now have a premiere date for Kevin Durant’s Apple TV series Swagger

Friday (Sep.10), Apple announced in a press releases Swagger the scripted series loosely based on NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s experiences from creator and showrunner Reggie Rock Bythewood, Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, and Imagine’s Brian Grazer will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on October 29, 2021. The show’s first season will be ten episodes long, with the first three episodes dropping on its premiere date. New episodes will drop weekly every Friday thereafter through December 17, 2021.

The show stars O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Shinelle Azoroh, Academy Award-nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, Caleel Harris, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe, Tessa Ferrer, Tristan Mack Wilds, and Jason Rivera. It “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,” the press release revealed.

Official synopsis per Apple TV:

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; 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; Ferrer plays Meg Bailey, a former basketball player and coach for a rival team; Wilds plays Alonzo Powers, the grassroots division leader at a major shoe company; and Rivera plays Nick, a player from Puerto Rico with the drive to become the best player in the country. 
Apple Announces Premiere Date For Kevin Durant's Apple TV Show 'Swagger'

Source: Apple TV / Swagger

It sounds like Apple TV might have another hit series. Will you be tuning in?

We will be keeping our eyes peeled for a trailer, and once it arrives, we will definitely share it with you all immediately.

Photo: Apple TV / Swagger