Swagger, the sports drama inspired by NBA star Kevin Durant’s experiences as a kid, is returning for a second season.
The series has been picked up by Apple TV+ after premiering in October.
The news was unveiled on the Instagram account of Durant’s investment firm Thirty-Five Ventures, as you’d expect.
Swagger explores the world of elite youth basketball clubs, the players, and their families and coaches. It stars O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Shinelle Azoroh, Quvenzhané Wallis, Caleel Harris, Tristan Mack Wilds, Tessa Ferrer, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe, and Jason Rivera, who are all set to return for the second season.
The series is produced by Boardroom, Imagine Television Studios, CBS Studios and Undisputed Cinema, and executive produced by creator, showrunner, and director Reggie Rock Bythewood as well as Durant, Brian Grazer, and Rich Kleiman. Francie Calfo, Tony Hernandez, Kristen Zolner, and Joy Kecken also serve as executive producers.
“I’m excited to share more of the beautifully complicated lives of these incredible characters,” said Bythewood. “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.”