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Russel Simmons and John Singleton Join to Create a New HBO Production 'Club Life: Miami'

John Singleton and Russell Simmons are hitting the clubs with HBO in a new production.

From the director of 'Boyz n the Hood', John Singleton and hip-hop mogul Russel Simons are teaming up with the premium cable network to develop the drama "Club Life: Miami" with John Singleton writing and producing the project.
Set against the South Beach, Fla., club scene, the drama follows a reformed criminal who moves to Miami and gains a new lease on life as he embraces the vibrant, youthful and transgressive world.
Simmons is also executive producing an untitled drama in development at HBO with “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen. That project, which McQueen will executive produce, co-write and direct, will explore a young African American man’s experience entering New York high society — with a past that may not be what it seems. photo credit: Urbanworld Film Festival via photopin cc