Jay Z and Will Smith To Executive Produce New HBO Comedy

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HBO will be launching a new comedy titled Higher, which will star electronic music artist Calvin Harris and will be executive produced by many stars, highlighted by Jay Z and Will Smith.

The half hour show will be set within electronic music and written by Irvine Welsh, who was also behind the film “Trainspotting.”

The other producers for the show include Will’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, James Lassiter, Tyran Smith, Miguel Melendez, Mark Gillespie and Dean Wilson. Hov and the Fresh Prince will also be tag teaming on the forthcoming movie, Annie.

via – Variety