According to Deadline.com HBO has greenlit the Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin series Brothers in Atlanta. Riddle and Salahuddin will star, Tim Story will direct and Lorne Michaels will produce the series.
Written by former Late Night With Jimmy Fallon writers/performers Riddle and Salahuddin, Brothers In Atlanta is about struggling entertainers and best friends Langston (Riddle) and Moose (Salahuddin) trying to navigate relationships and life in the black Mecca of Atlanta. An Atlanta native, Langston is an aspiring DJ whose career has stalled due to his lack of focus and his get-rich schemes. New to Atlanta, Moose is a perennial backup singer with dreams of the spotlight, who keep his foot in his mouth.
The series also stars Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith.
Looking forward to checking this out on HBO.