Apple renews youth basketball drama-series ‘Swagger’ for second season

14 Jun

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Apple TV+ announced Tuesday that it has renewed original drama series 'Swagger' for a second season. 

The series which debuted last October is inspired by Kevin Durant's coming-of-age in the youth basketball circuit in the Washington, DC area. The two-time NBA champion serves as an executive producer alongside Rich Kleiman and Oscar and Emmy winner Brian Grazer.

Creator, director and show-runner Reggie Rock Bythewood spoke of 'Swagger's anticipated return:

“I’m excited to share more of the beautifully complicated lives of these incredible characters. In season two, they will search and discover what it means to be a champion on and off the court, and the basketball playing will continue to be groundbreaking. We are grateful to Apple TV+ for the platform.”

'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. 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 and Jason Rivera are all set to return and reprise their roles for the second season. 

The complete first season of 'Swagger' is now available to stream globally on Apple TV+.

Sigmund Judge
Sigmund is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of ScreenTimes where he began his Apple TV coverage in 2016. With an unwavering passion for Apple, storytelling and storytellers alike, he writes about Apple TV with a focus on the arts, development, tvOS, home theatre and accessibility. Sigmund also co-host’s Magic Rays of Light, a weekly podcast exploring the world of Apple TV and the many talents bringing our screens to life.