Taye Diggs has been drafted by The CW.
The “Rent” actor will co-star in the network’s untitled football drama pilot from “Reign” executive producer and writer April Blair, an individual with knowledge of production tells TheWrap.
The Greg Berlanti-produced project centers around a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. who is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High. The story follows the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds — Compton and Beverly Hills — begin to collide. The drama is inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger. >>> See full article at The Wrap
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