Jay Z Producing Trayvon Martin Film & Docu-Series

Jay Z Producing Treyvon Martin Film & Docu-Series

Jay Z & Beyonce w/ Trayvon Martin’s parents & brother (2013)

Jay Z Producing Trayvon Martin Film & Docu-Series

A new docu-series about Trayvon Martin is in the works. Both Jay Z (real name Shawn Carter) and Weinstein Company have partnered to develop a series of film and TV projects about Trayvon, according to a report. Reportedly, they plan to make a six-part docu-series with Jay Z producing as part of a first-look deal. The studio will also develop a narrative feature film.

Jay Z Producing Treyvon Martin Film & Docu-Series

Trayvon Martin

The duo won the rights to two books — “Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It” and “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin.” “Suspicion Nation” is by Lisa Bloom and “Rest in Power” is by Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.

Trayvon Martin’s family

The shooting of the 17-year-old Martin, in 2012, continues to make headlines and continue a national debate about racial profiling and the criminal justice system. No additional details about the projects have been released.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams