Apple TV+ has revealed the trailer for ‘Swagger,’ the anticipated drama inspired by NBA superstar’s Kevin Durant’s experiences in the world of youth basketball.
O’Shea Jackson Jr stars as Ike, a former star player who’s now a youth basketball coach; Isaiah Hill stars as Jace Carson, a basketball phenomenon who is one of the top-ranked youth basketball players in the country; Shinelle Azoroh plays Jenna, Jace’s mother who is determined to chart NBA success for her son; Quvenzhané Wallis plays Crystal, a top young basketball player; Caleel Harris Harris plays Musa, the team’s glue and point guard; James Bingham plays Drew Murphy, a player from an affluent part of town; Solomon Irama plays Phil Marksby, the enforcer for a rival team; Ozie Nzeribe plays Royale, a sub-par player with a wealthy dad; Tessa Ferrer plays Meg Bailey, a former basketball player and coach for a rival team; Tristan Mack Wilds plays Alonzo Powers, the grassroots division leader at a major shoe company; and Jason Rivera plays Nick, a player from Puerto Rico with the drive to become the best player in the country.
The 10 episode series hails from creator and showrunner Reggie Rock Bythewood, who also serves as executive producer alongside NBA superstar Kevin Durant, Brian Grazer and Rich Kleiman.
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The first three episodes will debut globally on Friday, October 29, 2021, on Apple TV+, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.