‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke to Star in Apple’s Basketball Drama ‘Swagger’ From Kevin Durant

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‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke to Star in Apple’s Basketball Drama ‘Swagger’ From Kevin Durant
Apple has tapped “Black Panther” and “Us” star Winston Duke to lead its basketball drama “Swagger,” from NBA superstar Kevin Durant.

Duke will star as Ike, a youth basketball coach and former star player. The series will go into production this month.

Swagger” is inspired by Durant’s youth basketball experiences, and 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.

The series is written, directed and executive produced by Reggie Rock Bythewood who also serves as showrunner. “Swagger” comes from Imagine Television, Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, and CBS Television Studios. Other executive producers include Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Durant, and his manager, Rich Kleiman. James Seidman is the
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