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Hulu orders LA Lakers docuseries from Antoine Fuqua

Disney-owned streamer Hulu has ordered a nine-part original docuseries exploring the history of US professional basketball team the Los Angeles Lakers. The untitled project, which is set to debut in 2022, comes from Lakers’ CEO and controlling owner Jeanie Buss and director Antoine Fuqua, in association with Fuqua Films, as well as Haven Entertainment and […]

Showtime orders Shaka Zulu drama from Antoine Fuqua

ViacomCBS-owned Showtime has ordered a new drama series about Zulu Empire chief Shaka, from Antoine Fuqua. Created and written by by Olu Odebunmi and Tolu Awosika, Shaka: King Of The Zulu Nation is being produced by CBS Studios, Propagate and Fuqua Films. Fuqua, director of Training Day and the upcoming The Guilty, will direct and […]

AT&T net prepares diamond trader drama

US channel AT&T Audience Network has commissioned a ten-part drama from Entertainment One and Fuqua Films about downtown LA diamond traders. Ice will be a “high-impact, serlialised crime drama” that follows a family as they “plunge into the underbelly of the Los Angeles diamond trade”, with one man forced to bail out his brother after […]

CBS pilots Training Day reboot

US broadcaster CBS is to pilot a reworking of Antoine Fuqua’s 2001 feature film Training Day, as the Eye Network continues to look to movies for series inspiration. The project has a pilot production commitment, with Fuqua and his Fuqua Films imprint, writer Will Beall, Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television all attached. The […]