Dr. Dre Inks Development Deal With FX Network For New Crime Drama

AllHipHop Staff

(AllHipHopNews) Rapper, producer, and entrepreneur Dr. Dre is officially in business with FX, and is developing a brand-new drama with the network, according to THR.

The site reports that "[FX] has inked a script development deal with writer Sidney Quashi and music mogul Dr. Dre for a drama pilot. The one-hour project, set in present-day Los Angeles, explores both the music business and crime business."

Quashie will serve as the creator of the show, as well as one its executive producers, alongside Dr. Dre.

The deal will involve Dr. Dre's Crucial Films/Crucial TV company, which was originally launched in 2007 with New Line Cinema, and now currently rests under Warner Bros.

Currently, FX is airing new seasons of the critically acclaimed show, "Wilfred and Louie", while the network's highly anticipated fifth season of its biker show, "Sons of Anarchy", will premiere on September 11.

More details about Dr. Dre's involvement and the show itself are expected in the near future.