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Review of Stephen Curry and Netflix Partner to Adapt Black Brother, Black Brother Into Film

NBA superstar Stephen Curry is partnering with Netflix to adapt Black Brother, Black Brother into a film for the streaming platform, according to a recent report from Deadline.

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The film will be based on Jewell Parker Rhodes’ book, with Curry’s Unanimous Media producing the film. The story follows 12-year-old Donte, who wishes to be more like his brother Trey, a popular kid amongst their friend group.

After getting into a run-in with their school bully — the school’s fencing captain — in which he’s framed for something he didn’t do, Donte joins a youth center and meets former Olympic fencer Arden Jones. Donte then begins to train as a competitive fencer, with the ultimate goal being to take down the bully who has been harassing him.

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Curry and Erick Peyton will produce the film for Unanimous Media, according to the report, with Brian Tetsuro Ivie serving as a creative producer and leading development on the film.

“Jewell’s Black Brother, Black Brother is a powerful story that addresses prejudice, colorism and bullying through an amazing sports lens,” Erick Peyton said in a statement. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Netflix; it is really the only place it belongs.”

The post Stephen Curry and Netflix Partner to Adapt Black Brother, Black Brother Into Film appeared first on ComingSoon.net.



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