” It was essential to me that this wasn’t another autobiographical series about a celebrity as a kid,” stated DuVernay.
Netflix has actually launched the main trailer for Colin in Black & White the Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick produced series based upon the professional athlete’s life story. The main run-through explains “a vibrant brand-new significant restricted series that narrates Kaepernick’s maturing story, dealing with the challenges of race, class, and culture as the Black embraced kid of a white household.”
The six-episode series is executive produced by Kaepernick and DuVernay and Michael Starrbury. DuVernay directed episode 101 and all of the contemporary Colin Kaepernick scenes, with Sheldon Candis as director for episode 102, Robert Townsend on episodes 103 and 104, Angel Kristi Williams on episode 105, and Kenny Leon on episode 106.
Jaden Michael, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Offerman, Colin Kaepernick, Amarr M. Wooten, Mace Coronel, Klarke Pipkin are all stars of the job.
“ Colin in Black and White is a scripted minimal series influenced by my experience as a Black kid, embraced by a white household. I did not have a great deal of recommendations or guides maturing to assist me browse a few of the unfavorable experiences or interactions I went through as a young Black kid,” stated the previous NFL quarterback in a news release. “When we were considering informing this story, we wished to check out that concept more and provide individuals recommendations of how these scenarios can affect and form one’s identity and development.”
He included, “This was a chance to open a window into experiences motivated by my high school years. I desire Black and Brown kids and their neighborhoods to discover assistance in how we can fight bigotry and overbearing systems. I hope somebody can see that they too can come out on the other side and have the ability to state, “I dealt with those battles. I’ve overcome them, and I had the ability to succeed and come out the other end, keeping my self-respect and my identity undamaged.”
” Colin called me and shared that he wished to inform the story of his youth in some way. What interested me was the concept that, through his story, I might clarify a core belief that I hold: that we can all be the hero, the protagonist, of our own lives,” stated DuVernay on producing the series.
” It was essential to me that this wasn’t another autobiographical series about a celebrity as a kid. No disrespect to those programs, however it’s been done– and succeeded,” the well-known filmmaker included. “I had an interest in pressing a bit even more into this storytelling trope. It had to do with challenging the procedure to identify how we might broaden the core of a young adult’s course to power into a story that can appeal extensively and personally to others.”
The series will debut on Netflix on October 29, 2021 at 12 a.m. PT. View the main trailer for Colin in Black & White above and take a look at some stills from the series listed below:
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