Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay Producing Cocaine Project With TNT

Untitled pilot project will explore the exciting world of the ’70s drug trade in Florida

Last Updated: September 18, 2014 @ 5:46 PM

Jerry Bruckheimer, Michael Bay and TNT are apparently big on cocaine these days. Or, at least, high on the idea of doing a show about cocaine.

TNT has placed a pilot order for an offering currently being referred to as Untitled Cocaine Project, which Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay will executive produce.

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The project is described as a serialized character drama that brings the audience into the captivating, wild and unpredictable world of the Florida drug trade in the 1970s.

Jonathan Littman (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”) and “Cocaine Cowboys” duo Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman are also executive producing.

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“Masters of Sex” writer Michelle Ashford will provide the lines of the teleplay, and will also executive produce, while “Hostages” alum KristieAnne Reed will co-executive produce.

Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Bay Films are producing, in association with Warner Horizon Television.

Bay also executive produces the TNT drama “The Last Ship.”

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