Nick Offerman’s subsequent position will show he is a lot greater than Ron Swanson

With Pawnee behind Nick Offerman tries his hand at being a soccer dad.

The actor, known as Ron Swanson on NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, was cast as Colin Kaepernick’s adoptive father in Colin in Black and White, an upcoming Netflix series about the real-life NFL quarterback and activist’s founding years.

The streaming service announced on Wednesday, November 18, that Offerman and Weeds are alum Mary Louise-Parker will play Rick and Teresa Kaepernickwho adopted Colin as a child. Jaden Michael, 17, portrays the teenage Colin, the six-episode series focusing on the future star’s time in high school.

The show that counts Emmy winners Ava DuVernay As a producer, tells the story of Kaepernick, who grew up as an outstanding black athlete in a predominantly white community. Kaepernick, 33, will narrate the series and also act as a producer.

“I am very happy to be able to work with my heroes @ava @ Kaepernick7!” Offerman tweeted in response to the casting news. “And raising an American champion with the legendary Mary Louise Parker, nothing less.”

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