Jay-Z announced a Film and TV Deal with the Weinstein company last year to develop movies and scripted and unscripted televsion. Now, he unveils a new Film project to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway play In The Heights. The script will revolve around the Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City.
Jay-Z has two additional projects in the works, one for NBC about former Special Opps Sniper in the U.S. Military Nicholas Irving (the first African American to serve in that position). Plus a biopic on Richard Pryor, Is It Something I Said?