HBO has confirmed to Variety that it is developing a drama from McQueen that centers on a young African American man who is entering New York high society, with a past that may not be what it seems.
McQueen will co-write the untitled project with Matthew Michael Carnahan (“World War Z”). McQueen will also serve as director.
Exec producers on the project include McQueen, Carnahan, Iain Canning, Emil Sherman and Russell Simmons.
Deadline was first to report on McQueen’s HBO project.