John Singleton’s Series About The Rise of Crack Heading to FX

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Famed director, John Singleton of classic movies such as Boys n the Hood, Baby Boy and 2 Fast 2 Furious to name a few, has created a new series about the the crack epidemic in LA during the 80s, Snowfall. Singleton says Snowfall will focus on a trio of main characters; a dealer, ex-Mexican wrestler and now gangster, and prodigal son. Originally when creating the show, Singleton wanted it to live on Showtime, but it’s been picked up by cable channel competitor, FX.

How do you think this series will hold it’s own up against, Straz’s Power?