Antoine Fuqua Psychopath Medical Drama “The City” In Development At Showtime



With the upcoming Training Day adaptation and the recent announcement of the L.A. diamond trade drama, Ice, director is keeping quite busy when it comes to his for the small screen — but he’s adding another project to his plate with THE CITY. Showtime has put the dark medical drama from Fuqua and Black Box creator into .

The City follows an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day of residency under the supervision of a senior resident who appears tough and brilliant but turns out to be a deadly psychopath. Fuqua and Jones will executive produce alongside Oliver Obst from . Hayley Schore and Roshan Sethi will co-write the script with Jones and serve as co-executive . Fuqua Films President of , David Boorstein, is set to oversee.

In addition to his many , Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt will bow at the Toronto International Festival in September.

Jones previous credits include the classic movie Mystic Pizza starring Julia Roberts, the horror The Relic as well as the family comedy Beethoven.

Fuqua is repped by and Nikki Weiss & Co.
Jones is repped by and .

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