Martin Lawrence and Snoop Dogg to lead Game, DC-based drama series from Jerry Bruckheimer TV & CBS TV Studios. The Game is a political drama set in Washington, D.C. that Martin Lawrence and Snoop Dogg co-wrote the project from a story by Patrick Aison.
Game revolves around lifelong best friends Bobby and Dice (Martin Lawrence and Snoop Dogg), who are running a high stakes game of personal favors and political intrigue in Washington D.C.
The drama series reunites Lawrence with Bad Boys franchise’s producer Jerry Bruckheimer as well as with the legendary rapper. The duo recently starred together in the stoner comedy feature The Beach Bum.
Aison, Lawrence and Snoop Dogg executive produce with JBTV’s Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed and Snoop Dogg’s producing partner Ted Chung. Sean Lampkin and James Oh are producers. Game, which will be taken to the marketplace shortly, is produced by CBS TV Studios and studio-based Jerry Bruckheimer TV.
Lawrence is best known for his long-running series Martin, which premiered today (Aug 27) and ran on Fox for five seasons from 1992-1997. Snoop was one of the guest stars on Martin. Most recently the comedian/actor reprised his role as Marcus Barnett in Bad Boys For Life.
Snoop, while known for his rap history, has quite the acting resume. He currently co-hosts Martha And Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, with Martha Stewart, which has aired for three seasons on VH1. And most recently he starred in a guest voice-capacity on the Netflix animated comedy series F Is For Family.