Dwayne Johnson lands script deal for new Fast & Furious-inspired cop show
Somewhere, Hobbs is so excited he’s probably busting out of a cast.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took to Instagram Tuesday to announce that his production company with Dany Garcia, Seven Bucks Productions, has partnered with Imperative Entertainment and landed a script deal with Fox. Jonny Umansky and Zach Hyatt are on board to write the script for the new show, which is tentatively titled Boost Unit.
Boost Unit is described as “a high-octane, action-packed hour that follows the newest recruit of the LAPD’s Auto Theft Task Force, a notorious getaway driver with a hidden past,” according to a press release. Or as Johnson said on Instagram, the show will capture the “intense and entertaining action” that the Fast & Furious franchise is known for.
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“We’re bringing to life the high stakes street pursuits and grueling work of this very specialized elite task force and we’re excited to partner with Imperative Entertainment to combine an epic mix of gripping action and sophisticated storytelling,” Johnson said in the release.
Johnson will serve alongside Garcia, Umansky, and Hyatt as an excutive producer.