The producers of an upcoming documentary on Colin Kaepernick launched a blitz to advertise over the weekend. Screenwriter Michael Starrbury raved about Kaepernick’s performing skills and steered the fierce social justice warrior radical ought to play a Marvel superhero. Kaepernick shortly agreed to that.
“Colin in Black & White” will premiere Oct. 29 on Netflix. Six episodes will hint Kaepernick’s life as a “Black youngster rising up with a white adopted household and his journey to grow to be an ideal quarterback whereas defining his id,” a producer description reads. Actor Jaden Michael performs the function of the younger Kaepernick within the collection. Nick Offerman, who known as Kaepernick an “American hero,” and Mary-Louise Parker play his mother and father.
Starrbury tweeted: “Wait till you see how cool, calm and picked up @Kaepernick is in his personal present. He has performing chops and perhaps he even caught the performing bug. We have to discover a Marvel Superhero for Colin to play!”
Kaepernick additionally thinks he’s superhero materials, responding: “In case you write it I’m in!”
About these “performing chops,” they will greatest be described as dangerous performing chops. Keep in mind these outrageous takes?
Kaepernick kneeling throughout the Star-Spangled Banner earlier than NFL video games.
Kaepernick saying, “I am not going to stand up to take pride in a flag for a rustic that oppresses Black folks and folks of coloration. To me, that is greater than soccer and it will be egocentric on my half to look the opposite manner. There are our bodies on the street and folks getting paid go away and getting away with homicide.”
Kaepernick calling U.S. law enforcement officials “slave patrol.”
A further dangerous performing chop is the multi-millionaire’s incessant portrayal of himself as a persecuted minority.
“It’s been unimaginable to create COLIN IN BLACK AND WHITE with Ava (Duvernay, who seems with Kaepernick with above photo) and @StarrburyMike,” Kaepernick mentioned of this system’s govt producers, on Twitter.
That is must-kneel TV at its most interesting.