sanaa-lathan-SFiredWe will be able to see Sanaa Lathan’s brillant artistry on the small screen. Shots Fired, is a television drama that takes place in a small Tennessee town, detailing the aftermath of an unarmed white teen murdered by an African-American police officer. Lathan, plays the expert investigator sent to delve into the allegations against the police officer, alongside special prosecutor (Stephan James) from the Department of Justice.

SFired_SanaaThe subject matter that is both relevant and controversial, will provide audiences with thought-provoking perspectives on how we deal with the issues of police brutality and race relations in America.  The series is created by Love and Basketball producer Gina Prince-Bythewood, Reggie Bythewood and “Empire” executive producer Brian Gazer. Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct the series. The show will be on FOX in 2017.

-Kerri L. Hill