Jay Z To Produce Show About First African-American Sniper
Just two weeks after announcing a 2 year project deal with Weinstein Company, Jay-Z has announced that he will be working on a third project. The rap mogul will be producing an NBC drama about the first African-American Special Ops Sniper in the U.S starring Sterling K. Brown as Nicholas Irving.
Nicholas Irving was known as one of the deadliest snippers in the United States Army gaining him the nickname “The Reaper”.
The series is based on the book 'The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers' which details Irvings reported 33 kills in a four-month time scale in 2009.
A lot of sources have said the show should be in the process of filming early next year.
Words: Sade McGowan/Keisha McDonald