NBA baller Kevin Durant is the newest athlete to dabble in tv, because the Golden State Warrior’s new collection, Swagger, has been picked up by Apple, Deadline stories.
The basketball-themed drama can be produced by Durant and his firm, Thirty 5 Ventures, Pictures Fired co-creator Reggie Rock Bythewood, Think about Tv and CBS TV Studios, the place Think about TV has a first-look deal.
The collection is impressed by Durant’s time as a younger athlete, exploring the ups and downs of the AAU and the way a participant’s ambition can have an effect on their households, coaches and total profession. Bythewood is ready to jot down and direct, and also will function showrunner.
Durant’s enterprise into tv comes shortly after fellow basketball star LeBron James made his strategy to Hollywood. Presently, James is behind HBO’s The Store, ESPN’s Extra Than an Athlete and Showtime’s Shut Up and Dribble.