FX has given a pilot order to Snowfall from John Singleton, the network announcedFriday.
The one-hour drama is set in 1981, at the very beginning of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles. In the midst of this cultural shift, three men are set on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint, an ambitious entrepreneur, Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler turned gangster and Logan Miller, the black sheep of a prominent family.
"I have always been fascinated with that volatile moment in time before crack changed everything," said Singleton. "It's a tense, insane and sexy era that touched every aspect of our culture. I couldn't have better partners for this journey."
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