Colin Kaepernick & Ava DuVernay Team Up For Netflix Limited Series About Activist Ex-NFL Player’s Teen Years – Deadline

Colin Kaepernick, Ava DuVernay
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Via Deadline — “Despite its platitudes, the NFL has still yet to offer former superstar quarterback Colin Kaepernick a deal to return to play. However, the activist athlete has now snapped a whole new kind of game by officially teaming up with Ava DuVernay for a limited series on Netflix.

Long-time friends and campaigners-in-arms for social justice, the When They See Usfilmmaker and the outspoken ex-San Francisco 49ers QB will collaborate on the scripted six-parter Colin in Black & White. Focused on Kaepernick’s teenage years and early football, basketball and baseball successes in Turlock, California, the Michael Starrbury penned limited series will put particular emphasis on the influences and circumstances that developed the social and cultural conscience of the young man adopted by a white family.”

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