Kaepernick will surface in the series and insert his personal voice to the undertaking.
The restricted series will run for 6 episodes and reunites DuVernay with Michael Starrbury, who will write and provide as executive producer.
DuVernay and Starrbury beforehand worked alongside one another on “When They See Us,” which acquired 16 Emmy nominations.
In 2016, Kaepernick created countrywide information when he refused to stand as the Countrywide Anthem played just before NFL video games. He reported he did so to protest law enforcement shootings of African-American men and other social injustices confronted by black individuals in the United States.
She included, “Colin’s tale has significantly to say about identification, sports activities and the enduring spirit of protest and resilience. I could not be happier than to tell this tale with the team at Netflix.”
Netflix has but to announce an official release day for the series.