Common to Star in 'Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club' TV Series (Exclusive)

Common is getting a jump start on his Lionsgate TV deal.

The multihyphenate, days after signing the first-look pact with the studio, is set to star in a TV series based on B.P. Reiter’s The Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club.

The drama, which does not yet have a network, revolves around a tough, street-smart ER doctor with a troubled past (to be played by Common) who leads his staff against brutal conditions, dwindling resources, bureaucracy and corporate greed in order to save lives at an inner-city hospital.

The project hails from Eric Eisner (yes, Michael Eisner's son) ...
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