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Wyclef to make sitcom based on his life

Fugees frontman starts work on American TV series

The Fugees star Wyclef Jean is set to make a comedy series loosely based on his life.

Jean will co-write and provide music for the series, which is being produced in conjunction with HBO, the American network behind ‘Sex And The City’, ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ .

Jean has acted before, taking roles in the US TV series ‘Third Watch’ and in two films, ‘One Last Thing’ and ‘Dirty’.

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, the series is in the early stages of development.

The Fugees have recently reunited to work on follow-up album to 1996’s mega-seller ‘The Score’, and, as previously reported on NME.COM, will be playing two British dates.

The shows are at:

Manchester Evening News (December 13)

London Hammersmith Apollo (14)

For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.

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