Published on August 5th, 2015 |1
Buckhead to have a namesake drama by Will Packer on NBC TV
“Buckhead” to NBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
“Buckhead” is described as a drama about ambition, sex and revenge set in the extravagant, high-stakes world of Atlanta politics, entertainment, churches and strip clubs.
Packer, an Atlanta resident, will executive produce the series as part of his overall deal with Universal Television, according to Hollywood Reporter. David McMillan will write the script and be executive producer. Will Packer Productions’ head of TV Korin Huggins will be a co-executive producer.
The series follows Packer’s first year producing for TV with NBC’s “People Are Talking” and ABC’s “Uncle Buck” remake. He’s also set to executive produce History/Lifetime’s “Roots” reboot.
Packer has produced a number of films, including “No Good Deed,” “Think Like a Man Too,” “Ride Along,” “Think Like a Man,” “Takers,” “Obsessed,” and “Stop the Yard.” He’s an executive producer on Universal’s upcoming “Straight Outta Compton” and “Ride Along 2.”