Kevin Durant’s New Show, Swagger: Everything You Need to Know

At 32 years of age, Brooklyn Nets icon Kevin Durant is already one of the best NBA players of all time. The forward has won two NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors and is currently with the Nets to chase his third title. However, this offseason seems to have been busy for Durant, who is soon going to be releasing his new TV show – Swagger.

A new series, Durant’s new project is an exciting treat for fans. This is not the first time Durant has chosen to make or produce something, as he is always excited to invest and try something new. Swagger is a completely new initiative from Durant, who announced the same on social media.

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Let’s take a closer look at the TV show and its details.

What is Swagger, and when will it premiere?

“#Swagger officially premieres on Oct 29th on Apple TV+,” Durant wrote. “my and @richkleiman’s vision finally comes to life with an incredible cast. Trailer coming soon…”. Just from Durant’s informative tweet, we can conclude that the show will release next month on the 29th. The trailer is about to drop soon, and will be streamed on Apple TV+, accessible to those who have a subscription. 

#Swagger officially premieres on Oct 29th on Apple TV+ – my and @richkleiman’s vision finally comes to life with an incredible cast. Trailer coming soon… pic.twitter.com/tUXaihf1rq

— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) September 10, 2021

 

Additionally, it is a joint venture of Durant’s along with his longtime manager Rich Kleiman. The Nets star also shared a poster of sorts, the character on the court wearing a No. 25 blue-colored jersey. Apparently loosely based on Durant’s life, Swagger immediately drew in a positive response from the fans.
“Chasing the bag I see. That’s some cheese!” one fan write, while another added that they will definitely be watching Durant’s show. Others added that it was a good premiere date for the show.
TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 03: Kevin Durant of USA is seen during a basketball match between USA and Spain at Saitama Super Arena on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on August 03, 2021. (Photo by Elif Ozturk Ozgoncu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Who will be producing ‘Swagger’?

The first season of the series will have 10 episodes, only three of them releasing on October 29. The remaining episodes will be released one at a time will December 17th. It is created by Reggie Rock Bythewood, also working as the writer and director. Durant and Brian Grazer will be executive producers. The show is produced by Thirty Five Ventures, Imagine Television Studios, CBS Studios, and Undisputed Cinema, and will focus on the younger generation playing basketball.

Not only does it explore the world of a young guy looking to play, but it will also deal with the relationships one faces while doing so.

Who is on the cast of the show?

O’Shea Jackson Jr. will be joining the cast as a retired star player who now coaches basketball. Jace Carson – the top-ranked and rising star in the show – will be played by Isaiah Hill. Quvenzhané Wallis will play basketball player Crystal, James Bingham will play Drew Murphy while Tessa Ferrer will be Bailer, another retired star and the rival team’s coach. Shinelle Azoroh, Caleel Harris, Solomon Irima, Ozie Nzeribe, Jason Rivera, and Tristan Mack are other cast members.

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