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Jaboukie Young-White, Issa Rae Team for ‘Gang’s All Queer’ Series at HBO

Jaboukie Young-White is set to develop the book “The Gang’s All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members” by Vanessa R. Panfil at HBOwith Issa Rae attached as an executive producer.

In the half-hour series, a closeted twenty-something in Chicago, grieving a gang-related death, ditches college to find reckless closure.

Young-White will write and executive produce the project. Rae will executive produce under her Hoorae banner along with Montrel McKay. Hoorae’s Sara Rastogi will co-executive produce. Jonathan Berry, Olivia Gerke, and Dave Becky of 3 Arts will also executive produce. Variety exclusively reported in March that Rae and Hoorae had signed a sizable new overall deal with WarnerMedia.

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