The Oscar-nominated actress will co-star with O’Shea Jackson Jr. in the Apple basketball-themed drama inspired by the NBA superstar's youth basketball experiences. Wallis will play Crystal, a young, top female basketball player. Wallis earned an Oscar nomination at age 9 for the 2012 film Beasts of the Southern Wild. Swagger is the 16-year-old Wallis' first regular TV series role. Last year, she recurred on Black-ish.