Apple's captivating sports drama "Swagger" unveils first look at season two, set to premiere June 2023 on Apple TV+
Apple's acclaimed and emotional sports drama "Swagger," from creator, showrunner and director Reggie Rock Bythewood, is set to return for its second season in June of 2023. The news was unveiled at the 2023 Winter Television Critics Association press tour, where Apple TV+ also unveiled a first look at the eight-episode, next chapter of the series, executive produced by Bythewood, Kevin Durant, Brian Grazer and Rich Kleiman.
Inspired by NBA superstar Kevin Durant's experiences in the world of youth basketball, "Swagger" explores the world of elite youth basketball clubs, the players, their families and coaches, and "the game within the game." Off the court, the show reveals what it's like to grow up in America.
Season two welcomes back returning stars O'Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Shinelle Azoroh, Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, Caleel Harris, Tristan Mack Wilds, Tessa Ferrer, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe, Jason Rivera, Christina Jackson and Sean Baker, and adds newcomers Orlando Jones and Shannon Brown.
The series is produced for Apple TV+ by Imagine Television Studios, Boardroom, CBS Studios and Undisputed Cinema, and executive produced by Bythewood, Grazer, Durant and Kleiman. Francie Calfo, and Joy Kecken also serve as executive producers. James Seidman serves as co-executive producer for Imagine Television Studios.
The series will premiere alongside highly anticipated Apple Originals also set to make their global debut this winter and spring on Apple TV+, including "Truth be Told" season three, "Dear Edward," "Hello Tomorrow!," "The Big Door Prize," "Jane," "Liaison," "The Reluctant Traveler with Eugene Levy," "Schmigadoon!" season two, "Extrapolations," and more.
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