Fox goes its personal manner with Mick Fleetwood.
The community is seeking to the Fleetwood Mac co-founder to drum up its subsequent drama sequence after placing 13 Songs into growth from the musician, whose band was liable for mega-records like Rumours.
The scripted mission is written by Will Reiser, who wrote the Joseph Gordon-Levitt-fronted comedy characteristic 50/50, and Jonathan Prince, the American Soul creator who additionally exec produced Hulu’s adaptation of 4 Weddings and a Funeral.
Will probably be directed by Jonathan Levine, who directed all eight episodes of Hulu’s 9 Good Strangers.
Fleetwood will lend his inventive and musical voice to 13 Songs, which follows rock legend Jasper Jones and his band, The Grift, who as soon as made music that spoke to a era of People, however not anymore. Many years later, after being recognized with terminal most cancers, Jasper is given only some months to dwell. As a ultimate love letter to his followers, he reconnects together with his band to jot down and report 13 ultimate songs and go away his mark on the world without end.
The mission comes from Lionsgate and Polygram Leisure, which have a relationship, and beforehand had a first-look TV deal, that just lately spawned the Frank Sinatra biographical drama sequence at Netflix. The 2 firms will produce with Fox Leisure, Thruline Leisure, and Megamix.
Fleetwood exec produces alongside Levine, Reiser and Prince in addition to Thruline Leisure’s Willie Mercer and Ron West, Gillian Bohrer for Levine’s Megamix and Polygram Leisure’s David Blackman.
It’s the newest musical drama sequence arrange at Fox. The community has Monarch, a couple of nation music household dynasty for the autumn in addition to Icon, an anthology drama sequence profiling among the world’s greatest music legends, beginning with nation music duo Naomi and Wynonna Judd, within the works with The Morning Present EP Adam Milch.
Mick Fleetwood is represented by CAA. Reiser is represented by UTA, Thruline Leisure and legal professional Jamie Feldman. Prince is represented by Rothman Brecher Erich Livingston, Thruline Leisure and legal professional Brad Small. Levine is represented by CAA and legal professional Carlos Goodman.