Kevin Durant’s early life will be the basis for a drama series being developed by Apple. “Swagger” will explore the world of AAU basketball will taking a deeper look at the players, their families and coaches.
The series will be produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howards Imagine Television along with Durants Thirty Five Media. Durant and Grazer will serve as executive producers.
This marks the latest high-profile project in Apples ever-growing originals slate. The company has given out several straight-to-series orders to date, including a morning show drama from Jennifer Anniston and Reese Witherspoon.
Apple is also prepping a reboot of Amazing Stories from executive producer Steven Spielberg. An untitled space race drama from Ron Moore, the drama See from Steven Knight and Francis Lawrence, and the immigrant anthology series Little America are also in the works.