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50 Cent is setting his artistic sights on the ring because the Starz community is growing his new drama sequence specializing in the world of British boxing.
In accordance with reviews, the community is transferring ahead with growing the brand new sequence, which is entitled Fightland. The synopsis for the sequence particulars how a former world champion fighter who left the game in shame is pulled again to that world after discovering that his childhood finest good friend and coaching companion disappears. “To save lots of his good friend,” the official synopsis continues, “the troubled fighter should return to a lifestyle that just about destroyed him — one which value him the whole lot to depart behind.”
50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson, will function an govt producer for the sequence together with Francis Hopkinson and Katharine Leadbetter. Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith, who contributed to the critically acclaimed Channel 4 dramatic sequence Run that starred Olivia Colman and Lennie James, are slated to be writers for Fightland. Sebastian Arboleda, Starz’s vp of unique programming, and Alex Alberts, the community’s director of unique programming will function showrunners.
“‘Fightland’ embodies the stakes, swagger, and ambition that collaborations between Starz and 50 Cent have come to signify,” stated Kathryn Busby, president of unique programming at Starz. “We’re excited to be working with Daniel and Marlon who’re sensible writers and whose genuine take will convey this international story to life.” There isn’t a date set for the sequence’ launch.
The announcement comes as 50 Cent is contemporary off the choice to not renew his partnership take care of Starz, which he introduced three months in the past. The “Stunt 101” rapper initially entered into that take care of Starz as his Energy sequence took off. After that present resulted in 2020, three spinoffs are at present airing on Starz together with the BMF dramatic sequence. 50 Cent remains to be the manager producer on the all the sequence talked about above.
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