Contact Us

FX and Dr. Dre Producing New Music/Crime Drama

FX Dr Dre
FX / Christopher Polk, Getty Images

We’ll take “Things That Sound Completely Awesome” for $500, Alex.

While FX continues to diversify its landscape with both gritty TV dramas and recently three-camera “comedies” like ‘Anger Management,’ we’ve just learned of one new project we’d happily drop a beat to. Music mogul Dr. Dre is trying his hand at the TV business by developing a music/crime drama for the edgy network, but what will it entail? And will there be a place for Snoop Dogg Lion?

In today’s completely awesome news of the day, Variety has announced that FX has bought a script, and put into development a new crime drama from hip-hop artist/producer and all-around music mogul Dr. Dre. Written by Sidney Quashie, the project will explore present day Los Angeles through the lenses of the music and the crime businesses.

Beyond that, very few details are available, but it’s safe to say that Dr. Dre (real name Andre Romelle Young) won’t be finishing up his long-awaited album “Detox” just yet. Quashie and Dre will executive produce, with Daniel Schnider from Dre’s company Crucial TV and Brad Bertner co-executive producing.

What say you? Do you think Dr. Dre has the street cred to make it on the TV landscape? What do you think the new drama will cover, and how autobiographical will it be? Give us your take on the new series in the comments below!

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://screencrush.com using your Facebook account.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!