AVA DUVERNAY TO TELL KAEPERNICK LIFE STORY

‘Colin in Black White’ will tell the story of the athlete and activist’s adolescent life.

Colin Kaepernick’s formative years are becoming a Netflix series.

The athlete and activist is teaming with Ava DuVernay for Colin in Black White, a scripted limited drama that has been picked up straight to series at the streaming giant.

The six-episode series will examine Kaepernick’s adolescent life, focusing on his high school years and the acts and experiences that led him to become the activist he is today.

The streamer describes the series as offering an introspective look at Kaepernick’s early life as a Black child growing up with a white adopted family and his journey to become a great quarterback while defining his identity.

Colin in Black White is DuVernay’s latest TV series, following When They See Us, OWN’s Queen Sugar and Cherish the Day.

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