Mary J. Blige to Produce Drug Queenpin Drama in Development at USA Network

Variety | 8/22/2019 | Joe Otterson
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Mary J. Blige is attached to executive produce a drama series in development at USA Network, Variety has learned.

The project is titled “Philly Reign.” Inspired by the life of Thelma Wright. From suburban housewife to drug queenpin in under five years, the death of Wright’s husband left her two choices: let her family starve or take over the family business. With equal parts grit and grace, she forces her way to the top of the international drug game to build one of the largest cocaine and heroin operations of the 1980s.

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“Empire” alums JaNeika and JaSheika James will write and executive produce. Blige will executive produce under her new Blue Butterfly Productions banner. Drew Comins of Creative Engine Entertainment and Charles Murray will also executive produce....
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