Gina Prince-Bythewood to Direct Series on Aftermath of Police Shooting Starring Sanaa Lathan

Fox is developing an television series about a Tennessee police shooting involving an Black cop and a white teen, Variety reports. The project will star Sanaa Lathan and is being written, directed, and executive produced by Gina Prince-Bythewood. The pair last worked together on the 2000 hit, Love and Basketball.

The series will focus on the aftermath of the racially-charged shooting. Lathan will play an expert investigator sent to town by the Department of Justice.
Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo and Reggie Rock Bythewood will Exec-producing alongside Prince-Bythewood. Reggie Rock Bythewood is also co-writing.

Bythewood's last directed the drama "Beyond the Lights," and Lathan most recently starred in "The Perfect Guy."

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