Looks like platinum-selling recording artist Lil Dicky will get to stay out his comedic desires in any case. Hollywood Reporter stories, FX Networks has picked up a brand new comedic collection govt produced by famous person comedy mogul Kevin Hart set to star the “Freaky Friday” hit-maker. Dicky joins the identical community that introduced us the award-winning comedy collection by Donald Glover, Atlanta.
Currently, untitled, the collection idea is loosely based mostly on the recording artist’s life story. Lil Dicky (born David Burd) will play a suburban man in his late 20s who turns into satisfied he’s destined to be one of many biggest rappers of all time. Now he should persuade his closest associates as a result of with their assist, he may truly persuade the world.
Those conversant in Lil Dicky’s origin, identified that he initially had aspirations to turn into a humorist earlier than pursuing a chart-topping Hip-Hop profession. Comedy is closely infused into his music, proven all through his 2015 Billboard number-one debut album, Professional Rapper. Dicky calls the present a dream come true.
“I’m so thankful for everyone who made this possible. It really is what I’ve been dreaming about since I was a kid. I love making people laugh, it’s my favorite thing ever. And even though I’m still fully in love with and committed to my career as a rapper, I’m excited to write jokes that don’t need to rhyme every time. Ugh, that rhymed.”
FX officers credit score Dicky simple humor and charisma because the deciding think about casting the star. FX’s Nick Grad states:
“Not only has Dave Burd cemented his place in the rap community, but he’s now poised to take over TV with his infectious comedic sensibility in his own series. We’re thrilled to have partnered with an impressive creative team featuring Jeff Schaffer, Saladin Patterson, Kevin Hart, Greg Mottola and Scooter Braun to bring the story of Lil Dicky to TV audiences.”
Kevin Hart has but to touch upon the brand new announcement. There has been no official date for manufacturing to start nor launch date at press time. More as this story develops.
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FX Orders Kevin Hart Comedy Series Starring Lil Dicky