By Dan Jenkins
Detroit has recently become a destination for the film industry, with films like Batman vs. Superman and the Transformers series all being shot in the Motor City.READ MORE: Eastern Michigan University Launches Program Exposing High School Girls To Careers In Aviation
Now, even more films — and television series — are even set in Detroit, i.e. Low Winter Sun, Detroit 187 and Gran Torino, to name a few.READ MORE: 3 People Arrested In Shooting Death Of Ypsilanti Township Man On Facebook Live
Sean Combs — a.k.a P. Diddy, Puff Daddy or whatever alter-ego he’s chosen this week — is taking that to the next level by producing an upcoming animated series called Brightmoor, according to Deadline, which will be set in inner-city Detroit.
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“Created and written by King Of The Hill alum Chip Hall and rising Detroit comedian Chris Powell aka Comedian CP, Brightmoor is described as South Park set in inner-city Detroit. It revolves around the African American pupils at Brightmoor Elementary.
Combs will executive produce through his Revolt Films banner with Sarah Snedeker overseeing and serving as producer.”
FX is set to pick the series up, as it will join Archer as the network’s second animated series.