Spike Lee To Direct Colin Kaepernick's New ESPN Docuseries


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Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee has been tapped to direct a new ESPN docuseries centered on Colin Kaepernick's journey.

"Kaepernick, who has never given a full, first-person account of his journey, is collaborating closely with Lee," ESPN said in a statement.

The multi-part series promises to tell Kaepernick's story with "extensive interviews" and "access to his personal archive" including never-before-seen clips to provide give an inside look on the former San Fransisco 49ers quarterback story.

Kaepernick hasn't played in the NFL since 2016, but has certainly been busy, promoting social justice causes through his Know Your Rights organization and more.

There's no word yet on a title, release date or how many episodes the series will but the creative process seems to be in full swing after the two were spotted chatting it up courtside at a Knicks game Wednesday night (February 2) in Madison Square Garden.

According to reports, this new first-person series won't be like Kaepernick's Netflix series, Colin in Black and White, which was released last year and received high praise.

This will not be Spike Lee's first ESPN docuseries. The director led the 2009 ESPN film, Kobe Doin' Work, which focused on the work ethic and skill of the late NBA star Kobe Bryant through the lens of a single game against the San Antonio Spurs.

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