Heard of the new Colin Kaepernick Disney partnership? How about Colin Kaepernick socks? Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played an NFL game since 2016. However, he has been in the news lately.
This after the NFL commissioner Roger Goodell apologized for the way he handled Kaepernick’s protest against police brutality. Also, said he hopes a team takes a chance on the quarterback.
Even though he is still awaiting calls from NFL teams. Kaepernick announced that he will be featured in an exclusive docuseries produced by ESPN Films. This as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Company.
The deal, which was announced on Monday, will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equity. It also will provide a platform to showcase the work of minority directors and producers.
“I am excited to announce this historic partnership with Disney across all of its platforms to elevate Black and Brown directors, creators, storytellers, and producers, and to inspire the youth with compelling and authentic perspectives,” Kaepernick said in a statement. “I look forward to sharing the docuseries on my life story, in addition to many other culturally impactful projects we are developing.”
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“During this unprecedented time. The Walt Disney Company remains committed. To creating diverse and inclusive content that resonates and matters,” said Bob Iger, Disney’s executive chairman. “Colin’s experience gives him a unique perspective on the intersection of sports, culture and race, which will undoubtedly create compelling stories that will educate, enlighten and entertain, and we look forward to working with him on this important collaboration.”
“Developing exceptional storytelling. This told through a wide array of voices. Is at the core of who we are at ESPN,” ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro said. “Colin has had a singular path as both an athlete and an activist, and, as the nation continues to confront racism. Also, social injustice, it feels particularly relevant to hear Colin’s voice on his evolution and motivations.”