Rapper Jay-Z Is To Produce New Series About The First African American Sniper (Nicholas Irving)
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The First African American Sniper (Nicholas Irving)
Irving was the first African-American to serve as a special ops sniper in his battalion, and the US Army 3rd Ranger Battalion’s deadliest sniper.
The actor, who will star as Nicholas Irving, is “The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” star Sterling K Brown, who won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding. Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Christopher Darden.
During a four-month period in mid-2009, Irving tallied an astounding 33 kills as a master sniper.
The rights to the book were picked up by the Weinstein Company, who just announced a first-look deal with Jay Z.