Friday, September 10, 2021

AppleTV+ Sets Premiere Date for New Drama 'Swagger' Starring O'Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill and Quvenzhané Wallis

AppleTV+ has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming original drama series Swagger starring O'Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton, Godzilla: King of the Monsters).

The 10-episodes first season will premiere on Friday, October 29 with its first three episodes. New episodes will be released weekly until the season finale on Friday, December 17.

Inspired by the experiences of NBA superstar Kevin Durant, the drama 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.

In addition to Jackson, the drama also stars Isaiah Hill, Quvenzhané Wallis, Shinelle Azoroh, Tessa Ferrer, Caleel Harris, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe and Tristan Mack Wilds.

Reggie Rock Bythewood created the drama. He executive produces with Durant, Brian Grazer, Rich Kleiman, Samie Kim Falvey, Francie Calfo and Samantha Corbin-Miller. CBS Studios, Imagine Television Studios, Thirty Five Ventures and Undisputed Cinema produce.