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Kevin Durant remains to be very a lot a star within the NBA and will likely be for years definitely, however he’s already shifting into different endeavors. Apple has ordered his Swagger tv present to its streaming providers, which is able to focus loosely on Durant’s personal rise within the novice ranks inside the Washington, D.C. space.
Written and directed by Bythewood, who additionally serves as showrunner, Swagger is impressed by Durant’s youth basketball experiences. It explores the world of AAU basketball within the nation’s capital, and the gamers, their households and coaches who stroll the high quality line between desires and ambition, and opportunism and corruption.
Bythewood govt produces with Durant, Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo for Imagine TV, and Rich Kleiman for Thirty Five Ventures.
The pickup for Swagger, which had been within the works for awhile, comes days after the announcement of a Universal film based mostly on the formative early years of fellow NBA star LeBron James enjoying on a youth basketball workforce in Ohio.
James Seidman will function the Imagine govt on Swagger; Sarah Flynn will function govt for Thirty Five Ventures. The drama is co-produced by Imagine TV and CBS TV Studios.
Thirty Five Ventures is Durant’s manufacturing firm. Reggie Rock Bythewood co-created Fox’s 2017 restricted collection, Shots Fired.