FX Makes Deal With Dr. Dre for Drama Pilot About Music and Crime

Script explores present-day Los Angeles' music business, and crime

FX has closed a script development deal with Dr. Dre and writer Sidney Quashie for a one-hour drama pilot that will explore present-day Los Angeles through "the music business and the crime business," the network announced.

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Quashie is the creator and executive producer and Dre the executive producer. Daniel Schnider is a co-executive producers for Dre's Crucial TV.  Brad Bertner is also a co-executive producer.

Dre started Crucial Films in 2007 with a first-look deal at New Line. Quashie wrote the screenplay for the upcoming "The Boston College Fix."