29 November 2012 4:31 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Continuing to expand his Overbrook Entertainment empire, Will Smith has reportedly teamed up with Black List writer Chad St. John to develop 2 new drama series for Cinemax and Fox. The first is an hour-long drama titled Kingpin, which will center on a crafty mid-level drug runner who's trying to exit the business, but is forced back into it (via blackmail) by a dirty CIA agent with plans of his own - essentially, to make him a puppet kingpin. The second is described as a cat-and-mouse drama, titled Watchlist, which will follow 2 ex-Special Ops pals who sacrifice themselves to come to the rescue of a 3r former teammate, who has been framed for a political assassination by powerful members of the CIA. It's not yet public info as to whether Will Smith is just producing, or whether either of these shows is a starring vehicle for himself (likely not, given his »


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