Calvin Harris, Will Smith, Jay-Z All To Executive Produce EDM Comedy Show On HBO
Electronic dance music has now found another outlet. HBO, the channel responsible for such topical hits as The Newsroom and Girls, is about to delve into the world of electronic music and top DJ’s with the announcement of an upcoming half-hour comedy show called Higher.
Deadline reports that hip-hop phenom, Jay-Z, and the Fresh Prince himself, Will Smith, will be part of the show’s circle of executive producers, which also includes Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and EDM superstar Calvin Harris, who helped develop the show.
As for its writer, author Irvine Welsh is best known for drafting up Trainspotting. Needless to say if you have HBO you should tune in to this once it starts.