USA Network is getting into the true crime game. The cable channel has ordered the Unsolved TV show pilot. The scripted project features the police investigations into the murders of rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur.
Shakur was shot and killed on September of 1996. Smalls was subsequently shot and killed on March 9, 1997. According to Deadline, Anthony Hemingway is directing and executive producing Unsolved. He filled the same roles on FX‘s American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson.
USA Network Orders Unsolved TV Series Pilot Featuring Biggie and Tupac’s Murders
Suits‘ Kyle Long is writing the pilot, inspired by experiences of former LAPD Detective Greg Kading. Kading wrote the book, Murder Rap: The Untold Story of Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur Murder Investigations. He led law-enforcement task forces investigating both murders.
Kading is consulting on the pilot script. He will also serve as a co-executive producer.
What do you think? Were you a fan of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac? If USA orders the Unsolved TV series, will you check it out? Let us know, below.