Roommates, at this level we’d as nicely rename 50 Cent as Curtis ‘Executive Produces Everythanng’ Jackson! This time, 50 Cent joined forces with LaLa Anthony and Santa Sierra to show Cyntoia Brown-Long’s story right into a sequence named ‘The Case of Cyntoia Brown.’ Deadline reported that the mission can be a restricted drama sequence based mostly on Cyntoia’s e book ‘Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System.’
The sequence will element Cyntoia’s life by telling how she was intercourse trafficked by her boyfriend, tried as an grownup, and sentenced to life for “aggravated robbery and first-degree murder.”
Lala will function an govt producer alongside 50 Cent, whereas Santa takes on being an govt producer and writing the sequence. Cyntoia, alongside together with her husband Jamie Long, will provide session on the sequence. The mission is already in growth at Starz.
Cyntoia gained mass on-line assist, together with from celebrities like LaLa, Kim Kardashian, and LeBron James, after her story was shared throughout social media platforms. She had acquired a life sentence for killing a person named Johnny Allen at 16 years previous, Oprah Daily reported. She finally served 15 years of that sentence earlier than receiving clemency and was launched in August 2019.
She is presently an advocate for victims of intercourse trafficking and for reform within the legal justice system. Cyntoia married her now-husband Jamie Long again in 2019 after the 2 started exchanging letters in 2017 whereas she was nonetheless imprisoned.
Deadline shared that Lala truly offered the sequence to 50 Cent’s G-Unit Film & Television and that it is going to be developed beneath his cope with Starz. The firm launched an initiative known as #TakeTheLead in hopes to “deepen its existing commitment to narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences.” Cyntoia’s story can be a component of the mentioned initiative.
“We’re honored to be entrusted with Cyntoia’s story, which shines a light on the injustice of a system that tried and sentenced an at-risk minor as an adult when she was a victim herself of sex trafficking,” mentioned Christina Davis, the President of Original Programming for Starz.
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