Many series shows like Empire celebrate black excellence in music, and one such series is the upcoming show Champion. Champion, is the new Netflix and BBC collaboration expected to come out before the year ends? Created by Cathy Williams, the writer of Queenie, the series is set to celebrate black family excellence and music while venturing into the evils fame can bring.
When asked about her sentiments about the upcoming show, the creator Candice, said that she has always loved U.K. rap and Neo soul and is very excited that the series will premiere. She also added that she couldn’t be thankful enough that Netflix gave her this chance to create the series and share her drama with the world.
Champion Season 1 Release Date: When will it air?
If you are looking forward to watching the first Season of the Champion, you will have to wait a little longer as the series is yet to premiere. The show’s filming began in July 2022 and is scheduled to go all the way to 20th December 2022.
The show is being filmed in Various places between London and Birmingham, and so far, it is confirmed that the series will consist of eight episodes, each 45 minutes long. If the series production goes as planned, you should expect Champion to premiere by 2023.
Champion Season 1 Cast: Who will appear?
Deja J Bowens will be cast as Vita Champion, her first television debut in the Hollywood industry. Another cast is Malcolm Kamulete, the actor who portrayed Ra’Nell in the series Top Boy. In this series, he will play the Bosco Champion, Vita’s older brother.
Nadine Marshall, who has also premiered in many BBC series, including Paddington and Sherwood, will be playing the role of Beres Champion. Other casts include Ray BLK, Nadine Marshall, Jo Martin, Kerim Hassan, Genesis Lynea, Karl Collin, Corey Weekes and Rachel Adedeji.
Champion Season 1 Plot: What will be the story?
Champion explores the dynamics of fame and family and what happens when the two collide. Fresh from Prison, Bosco Champion, the U.K. rap sensation, is ready to take back his rightful title before prison robbed him of it. He has a younger sister who has always had his back and never told even his darkest secrets.
However, His relationship with Vita, his sister, is undermined when his rival Belly discovers that Vita has more talent than his brother and urges her to get out of his shadow. The two siblings are then put on a tight stop, each fighting to remain the most popular and successful family member.
Their arguments get so heated that their parents even dread coming in the middle of the two; maybe it is for the best. The series takes an interesting lead, with the two sets competing for the most famous and successful in the family.
Champion Season 1 Trailer: When can we watch?
The series trailer is yet to be released, and even Netflix is yet to give an update on when the trailer will be out, but the possible timeline is 2023; Netflix has many series coming out in September, like The Midwife, Cobra Kai and End of The Road.