Rose Rollins is taking middle court docket. The “L Phrase” and “Bosch” alumna will star in “Lengthy Sluggish Exhale,” a drama set on the earth of girls’s faculty basketball from creator/showrunner Pam Veasey (“L.A.’s Best”). The mission landed a straight-to-series order from Spectrum, the place it is going to launch, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. Following a nine-month unique window, the present will then air on BET.
The 12-episode collection will see Rollins taking part in J.C. Abernathy, “a head coach of a girls’s faculty basketball group who finds herself in the course of a sexual abuse scandal.” Veasey will exec produce, as will Bruna Papandrea (“Large Little Lies”).
Veasey wrote for and exec produced “L.A.’s Best,” a “Dangerous Boys” spinoff collection starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba that marked Spectrum’s first scripted authentic.
Paramount Tv Studios president Nicole Clemens mentioned that “past its attraction as a compelling thriller drama,” “Lengthy Sluggish Exhale” additionally “explores so many points on the forefront of our tradition, informed within the high-stakes, adrenaline-filled area of elite girls’s faculty basketball.”
“Hap and Leonard,” “CSI: NY,” and “In Residing Colour” are amongst Veasey’s many writing-producing credit. She obtained two Emmy nominations for her writing work on the latter.
Rollins’ best-known roles embody “The L Phrase’s” Tasha Williams, a closeted lesbian soldier who wonders if popping out is value risking her profession. Extra not too long ago, she has starred in “Condor” and “The Catch.”