LL Cool J will star as an undercover Los Angeles Police Department officer in an upcoming
television drama being produced titled The Man. The
rapper/actor partnered with CSI creator/writer Anthony Zuiker to produce the series,
which is the first project under a seven-figure deal LL Cool J struck with television
network CBS, in July.The
show revolves around LL's character, a smooth talking undercover hustler in Los
Angeles, who is known for his ability to get almost anything accomplished on the
character works the nightshift attempting to break criminal rings, while raising
three adopted children during the day. All three of the children pose a challenge
during the show. One
boy is a recovering drug addict, the other was abused and now has an aggression
problem and the third girl is a former streetwalker, who is now in community college.
Man marks LL Cool J's return as a television star since the television series
In The House, which aired on NBC and later, UPN. Zuiker
will serve as executive producer of the project, while LL Cool J and Alchemy Entertainment's
Jason Barrett will produce the series.