Jay Z and Will Smith will be partnering with Calvin Harris, a UK DJ and producer to produce a new comedy series for HBO.
The show, Higher, a half-hour comedy show, will be written by Irvine Welsh, the author of “Trainspotting” and will be set in the electronic music world.
The three well-known celebrities will be collaborating on this project as they will serve as executive producers with their companies; Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment and Jay Z’s Marcy Media.
Aside from this, Jay Z and Will Smith will also be producing the upcoming feature film “Annie,” that will be released in December featuring Rose Byrne, Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx. They were also executive producers for a 2013 documentary film “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners.”
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This is a great look for Jay Z and Will Smith to be collaboration on such big projects. Given the work ethics from both individuals you can guarantee that these up coming projects are going to be special. When you consider how successful Fresh Prince of Bel Air as been you know anytime Will Smith is involved in a comedy then it certainly going to be funny and worth a watch.