Musical Event Series ‘Cotton Club’ From Craig Zadan, Neil Meron in the Works at Fox

LA Reid to executive produce drama set in the 1920s

Fox is developing a musical limited series from Craig Zadan and Neil Meron caled “Cotton Club,” TheWrap has learned.

Described as a sexy, soapy, music series based in the hottest club in Harlem in the Roaring ’20s, the show will be about the interconnected lives of the black entertainers who performed there and the white gangsters who ran it.

Ayanna Floyd will write, executive produce and serve as showrunner, while Meron and Zadan will also serve as EPs along with LA Reid, who will also serve as executive music producer, and director Kenny Leon.

The project hails from Sony Pictures Television and Storyline Entertainment.