‘Power’ Creator Courtney Kemp Prepping Drama About Corrupt Cops Based On True Story
A big, rich town, to a corrupt cop drama, ‘Power’ creator, Courtney Kemp now adds to her empire with a power move to HBO. Kemp, 41, is set to team with former Lionsgate TV head to develop Dirty Thirty, a drama in development at HBO. The new series is reportedly a co-production between Lionsgate TV and HBO, set in present-day New York.
The new drama is based on the true story of a gang of bad NYC officers operating out of New York’s 30th precinct in the 90s. The actual officers that will be portrayed were engaged in drug activity, extortion, and government foul play. With the nail biting drama, memes, and jaw dropping fulfillment , Power has captivated viewers emotions for five seasons with more than 20 episodes under her belt. Just imagine how Kemp with snatch our edges this go around with HBO.
Kemp, who will be serve as the Dirty Thirty, executive producer and show-runner under her End of Episode production banner. The new executive producer, Kemp, has a long list of credits from starting her career as a writer of The Bernie Mac Show, The Good Wife and Eli Stone. The hour-long series will air on HBO’s new night for scripted originals for Monday nights.
Check out the clip below of Courtney discussing killing off a character in her hit series, Power.
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