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Colin Kaepernick on Joining Forces With EIF for His Social Justice Program

When Colin Kaepernick’s charity, Know Your Rights Camp, began to grow quickly, he partnered with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, an organization many athletes and entertainers have come to rely on to help run their philanthropies. Upon EIF’s 80th anniversary, the former NFL quarterback spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about that partnership, and the event that […]

‘Kaepernick & America’: Film Review | Tribeca 2022

Tommy Walker and Ross Hockrow’s documentary tries to make sense of the aftermath of and reactions to Colin Kaepernick’s protests.

Spike Lee to Direct Colin Kaepernick Docuseries for ESPN

Spike Lee will team up with Colin Kaepernick for an ESPN docuseries about the activist and former NFL quarterback’s life. Lee will direct and produce the project, which is part of a first-look deal Kaepernick and his Ra Vision Media signed with ESPN parent Disney in 2020. Former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill is also a […]

Kaepernick Publishing to Release Autobiography of NBA Star Who Protested Anthem by Praying

Civil rights activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s media footprint continues to expand. On the heels of his Netflix series Colin in Black & White landing an NAACP Image Award nomination, Kaepernick Publishing on Tuesday announced it is releasing the memoir of another athlete activist. On Oct. 18 it will release In the Blink […]

Events of the Week: ‘Colin in Black and White,’ ‘Last Night in Soho’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including Colin in Black and White, Spencer, Last Night in Soho and The Shrink Next Door. Love Life season two premiere Paul Feig unveiled the second season […]

‘Colin in Black and White’ Team on Exploring Kaepernick’s Activist Path: “This Is What America Is All About”

Colin Kaepernick is bringing his life to the screen, and on Thursday the activist and former NFL star made a rare public appearance at the Los Angeles premiere of Colin in Black and White, the limited series he co-created with Ava DuVernay. The Netflix show, in which Kaepernick also serves as an onscreen narrator, follows […]

Netflix’s ‘Colin in Black & White’: TV Review

In their new six-part series, Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick use the former 49er quarterback's adolescence to examine his rise to sports stardom and political activism.

Colin Kaepernick on the Impact of His Netflix Biopic Series, Acting and Whether He’d Return to the NFL

Colin Kaepernick discussed his upcoming Netflix scripted series and its appeal to different audiences, and if he still wants to play for an NFL team in an interview with Ebony released Wednesday.  As the cover star of the magazine’s November issue, Kaepernick spoke with The View’s Sunny Hostin as well as Aicha Sacko and Elsabet Franklin, […]

First Trailer for Colin Kaepernick Netflix Series ‘Colin in Black & White’

The first trailer for Netflix’s limited series about Colin Kaepernick has arrived. Below is the debut footage of Colin in Black & White, a six-part biographical drama from Ava DuVernay (Selma, When They See Us) about the early years of the NFL quarterback and activist. Jaden Michael stars as Young Colin in the coming-of-age series […]

Toronto: Ava DuVernay’s ‘Colin in Black & White,’ Jessica Chastain’s ‘The Forgiven’ Join Lineup

The 2021 Toronto Film Festival has booked John Michael McDonagh’s The Forgiven, starring Jessica Chastain and Ralph Fiennes, into Roy Thomson Hall for a gala screening in September. On Friday, TIFF organizers also added Julia, the Julia Child documentary by Julie Cohen and Betsy West, into its TIFF Docs section, while Netflix’s upcoming series Colin […]

Colin Kaepernick Goes Back to His Youth in Netflix Series First Look

Netflix’s upcoming series Colin in Black & White, which follows the formative years of NFL quarterback and activist Colin Kaepernick, will debut on Oct. 29. On Thursday, the streamer released first look photos of the scripted limited drama, from co-creators Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay. The six-episode, half-hour series will explore Kaepernick’s adolescence, zeroing in on […]

ICM Expands NFL Business With Acquisition of Select Sports Group

ICM is expanding its business representing NFL athletes and coaches with a new acquisition. The agency is acquiring Select Sports Group, the NFL-focused representation business led by Erik Burkhardt and Jeff Nalley. Select Sports Group will be folded into ICM’s sports unit, ICM Stellar Sports, with Burkhardt and Nalley serving as co-presidents of its NFL […]