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[01/09/20 - 01:16 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley to Executive Produce, Write and Direct Upcoming Musical Drama Series for Showtime(R)
The project centers on an emotionally complex family story that spans generations and threatens the fabric of the community in present day Milwaukee.

[07/17/19 - 11:40 AM]
Grammy(R) Winner Alicia Keys and Oscar(R) and Tony(R) Winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Team Up to Executive Produce Untitled Musical Drama Series for Showtime(R)
The project traverses generations to tell an emotionally complex family story that interweaves modern-day and 1959 Detroit, centering on a mystery uncovered by a young musician who moves back to her childhood home.







UNTITLED MUSICAL DRAMA SERIES (SHOWTIME)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/17/19 - 1/9/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, January 2020) Oscar(R) winner John Ridley (12 Years A Slave, GUERRILLA) is joining the upcoming SHOWTIME untitled musical drama series as executive producer, writer and director. 15-time Grammy(R) winner Alicia Keys serves as executive producer along with the Oscar, Tony(R) and Grammy winning team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, Dear Evan Hansen, The Greatest Showman), who will also contribute music. The project centers on an emotionally complex family story that spans generations and threatens the fabric of the community in present day Milwaukee. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Siegel as EP
· Alicia Keys as EP
· Benj Pasek as EP
· John Ridley as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Justin Paul as EP
· Kyle Jarrow as CRTR
· Marc Platt as EP
· R.J. Cutler as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21 Television Studios