Director Ava DuVernay, the first African-American woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director, updated her Instagram feed with a piece of good news regarding the highly-anticipated Netflix’s series, ‘Colin in Black & White.’
On January 9, the well-known filmmaker released a black and white photo of herself with Colin Kaepernick, the football quarterback and civil rights activist who best known for his act of kneeling during the national anthem, and announced that the filming for the drama series had come to an end.
The award-winning filmmaker delivered the news with the following words:
“That’s a wrap. My thanks to the tremendously gifted and kind New York crew of COLIN IN BLACK AND WHITE.”
Then Academy Award-nominated DuVernay, expressed that she feels so lucky to have a chance to work that kind of crew which all the chemistry and energy works; and she did not forget to show gratitude for the legendary football star:
“And thanks to you, @kaepernick7, for your precision, preparedness and passion. It was an honor. xo”
As fans might remember, the scripted limited series, which focuses on Kaepernick’s high school years, was first announced in 2019, by Netflix. Created by Kaepernick and DuVernay, the six-episode series will shed light on the occasions and stories that led Kaepernick to be a civil rights activist.
As for the release date for the series has yet been announced by Netflix.
Here is the post.