FOX announced they’ve ordereda new dramatic series, “Shots Fired,” that examines the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in Tennessee. The network has yet to set a series premiere date, but the series will debut some time in 2016.
David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company says the series is “a profoundly moving portrayal of a timely and sensitive issue that pervades our culture at this very moment,” adding, “This is not only an important story to tell, but also an explosive mystery-thriller, and we couldn’t be in better hands both with the creative team behind this, along with the very talented Sanaa Lathan leading the cast.”
From the FOX press release, “The series is written and executive-produced by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo also will serve as executive producers. Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct.”
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