John Singleton to Direct ‘Boyz n The Hood’ Meets ‘The Wire’ Drama for Showtime
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John Singelton has been tapped to direct and co-write a new Showtime drama series titled Snowfall

According to Deadline, the show breaks down the rise of the 1980’s crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles through the eyes of a young African-American kid from Compton, a Mexican wrestler, and a CIA agent. 

The project, described as Boyz In The Hood meets The Wire, captures the story of CIA involvement in the drug trade and how it changed Los Angeles. 

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Singleton will also Executive Produce the series with fellow L.A. native Eric Amadio in hopes to bring an authentic air to the show.