LL Cool J Will Executive Produce New Series
He’s booked! LL Cool J (real name James Todd Smith) is stepping behind the camera to produce a new scripted CBS series called ‘Brotherhood‘.
The show follows two brothers who find their lives turned upside down when they have to move in together to raise their 10-year-old brother. The project is written/produced by Michael Borkow. LL Cool J will serve as executive producer.
This project will be his first-ever executive producer credit, and his first scripted series that he’s worked on behind the scenes.
LL got his start as a rapper and and is known for hip hop hits as “I Can’t Live Without My Radio”, “I’m Bad”, “The Boomin’ System”, “Rock The Bells” and “Mama Said Knock You Out”, as well as romantic ballads such as “Doin’ It”, “I Need Love”, “Around the Way Girl” and “Hey Lover”.
He has released 13 studio albums and two greatest hits compilations. LL has appeared in numerous films, including In Too Deep, Any Given Sunday, S.W.A.T., Mindhunters, and Edison. He currently stars in an action role as NCIS Special Agent Sam Hanna, on the CBS crime drama television series NCIS: Los Angeles.
LL is also the host of Lip Sync Battle on Spike.