HBO Dropping In On Kanye West

HBO is developing a series from Larry Charles that will star rapper Kanye West, sources said. The as-yet-untitled project is said to focus on a day in what is described as the crazy, hectic life of th

HBO is developing a series from Larry Charles that will star rapper Kanye West, sources said. The as-yet-untitled project is said to focus on a day in what is described as the crazy, hectic life of the Grammy-winning artist.

The project is from executive producer/director Charles; sources said the other executive producers will be record producer/label executive Rick Rubin; G Roberson, who is West's manager; and West. HBO declined comment.

In March, West teamed with Anonymous Content and New Line Cinema to produce a feature film inspired by his music. West also will appear in the film, which will create a multiperspective portrait of the U.S. as seen through the eyes of West and several filmmakers.

Charles is a longtime executive producer and director of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," for which he has received multiple DGA Award and Emmy nominations. He also was the executive producer of "Entourage" in its first two seasons. On the big screen, Charles most recently directed the hit comedy "Borat."
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