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Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment Developing 2 New Drama Series

Continuing to expand his Overbrook Entertainment empire, Will Smith has reportedly teamed up with Black List writer Chad St. John to develop 2 new drama series for Cinemax and Fox.

The first is an hour-long drama titled Kingpin, which will center on a crafty mid-level drug runner who’s trying to exit the business, but is forced back into it (via blackmail) by a dirty CIA agent with plans of his own – essentially, to make him a puppet kingpin.

The second is described as a cat-and-mouse drama, titled Watchlist, which will follow 2 ex-Special Ops pals who sacrifice themselves to come to the rescue of a 3r former teammate, who has been framed for a political assassination by powerful members of the CIA.

Read more: Indie Wire


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