Colin Kaepernick will be the subject in an Ava Duvernay directed Netflix 6 part series displaying the high school sports life of the former San Francisco 49er star and activist. This was announced Monday morning and the series will be called “Colin in Black and White,” Kaepernick is said to be the narrator of the series and executive producer of the project. There will be an actor cast to play him as a youth in the scripted drama of a Black child adopted by a white family. It will also be written by Michael Starrbury. DuVernay and Starrbury previously worked together on the Emmy-winning Netflix miniseries “When They See Us” about the Central Park Five case. Ava Duvernay becoming a powerhouse in Hollywood and one of Netflix’s most profitable individuals has worked on the 2014 drama “Selma,” about the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march for voting rights. During award season she also became the first black female director to have her film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. During Duvernay’s latest comments amidst the news.
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