In the wake of Quibi shuttering, HBO Max has picked up Lil Yachty’s dramedy sequence Public Figures. The present shall be re-developed by HBO together with Quality Films—the movie and TV division of Yachty’s label house Quality Control information. This marks the primary scripted venture for Quality Films.
Lil Yachty will star as himself in Public Figures. The present is loosely based mostly on the Atlanta rapper’s life, following a gaggle of NYC buddies and their humorous makes an attempt to turn into influencers. Yachty will government produce the present alongside Ian Edelmen, Brian Sher, Gregory Jones, and Quality Films and Quality Conrol labelheads Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “P” Thomas. “This has been two years and a lot of hard work in the making and we are so excited and just so proud” Lee mentioned of Public Figures in a press launch.
Lil Yachty’s newest album Lil Boat 3 arrived earlier this yr. Read “The Best of Rap This Week: Lil Yachty Finds His Calling and More” over on the Pitch.