JAY-Z’s Roc Nation Joins BBC’s "Noughts & Crosses" Series
U.Okay. – Roc Nation will government produce a TV collection primarily based on Malorie Blackman’s younger grownup novel Noughts & Crosses. According to Variety, the corporate can even deal with soundtrack duties for the present, whereas Mammoth Screen serves because the producer for the BBC collection.
Patrick Reardon — who will government produce for Roc Nation — informed Variety, “We are thrilled to associate with Mammoth Screen and Participant Media on this collection, which explores problems with race and discrimination via such a provocative and sudden lens.”
Noughts & Crosses tells the story of a 21st-century society the place folks of African descent are members of the ruling class and white individuals are a part of the underclass.
Earlier this yr, Roc Nation launched its TV division. Its current TV and movie tasks embody Time: The Kalief Browder Story and Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.
Listen to a snippet of Blackman’s e-book beneath.