90 Miles From Tyranny : Walt Disney Company announces deal with Colin Kaepernick

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Walt Disney Company announces deal with Colin Kaepernick

The first piece of content related to the deal will be a docuseries about Kaepernick.

Former failed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is teaming up with The Walt Disney Company.

"The Walt Disney Company today announced an overall first-look deal with Colin Kaepernick’s production arm Ra Vision Media," according to a press release. "The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equity, and will provide a new platform to showcase the work of Black and Brown directors and producers," the release said.

"The first-look deal will extend across all Walt Disney Platforms including Walt Disney Television, ESPN, Hulu, Pixar, and The Undefeated. Kaepernick will work closely with The Undefeated, which is expanding its portfolio across Disney, to develop stories from the perspective of Black and Brown communities," the release said.

The first piece of content related to the deal will be a docuseries about Kaepernick.

"Using extensive new interviews and a vast never-before-seen archive that documents his last five years, Kaepernick will tell his story from his perspective," the press release said.

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MMinLamesa said...

Just whatinthehell is wrong with the entertainment producers? Any thing that comes out of this collaboration is DOA to me and over half the country.

"black and brown creators" give me a fookin' break

Anonymous said...

Blah blah blah waaaaaah, gimmie gimmie, waaaaah, blah blah blah...

DGAF isn't strong enough. Couodn't possibly care less what that turd blossom does. If I had a Disney subscription, I'd cancel it like rest of the National Felons League.

Kye said...

It's a logical continuation of Disney's "hate America" campaign using the usual anti-white racist elements.

Anonymous said...

Disney hasn't been worth a damn in years -- decades, really. This is sickening, but hardly surprising. Can't imagine why anyone who's been paying attention would give this garbage company a friggin' dime.

Dirty Dingus McGee said...

"Kaepernick will tell his story from his perspective"

So Disney is continuing to produce fairy tales.

Feraldog said...

I didn't have time to watch it, whenever it actually is released. I'm scrubbing the crapper.