Netflix has announced the premiere date for Colin In Black & White, inspired by the life of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick.
The drama series will explore Kaepernick’s high school years leading up to him becoming the activist that he is today.
Premiering on the streaming platform October 29th, the series will touch on Kaepernick’s experiences as an adopted child, ultimately delving into race, class, and culture.
“I’m excited to share this first peek into a project I co-created with the incomparable Ava DuVernay over the past couple of years. I look forward to the world meeting the incredible Jaden Michael, a young actor who plays me during my high school years, just a kid growing up in Turlock, California who wanted to play ball.” – Colin Kaepernick, Co-Creator and Executive Producer, Colin in Black & White.