Spike Lee developing TV series on tech entrepreneur Chad Sanders, described as a "young, black Mark Zuckerberg"

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August 11th 2017

Spike Lee is adding another project to his list!

The remake of his classic film, She's Gotta Have It, is coming to Netflix on Thanksgiving.

Now, he's shopping around to networks this television series that he is developing which is loosely based on the life of rising tech entrepreneur, Chad Sanders. A Morehouse 2010 graduate, Sanders is the founder and current CEO of Archer Genius Management and Director of New Products and Expansion for Dev Bootcamp.

Titled Archer, it is described as " is a dark comedy and sociological thriller capturing the life of a 20-something African-American coding genius and iconoclast living in Brooklyn who has developed a dating app that reads sexual chemistry. The central character is described as a 'young, black Mark Zuckerberg-like protagonist' and the story will travel between New York, Silicon Valley, and Berlin’s famously sexual environment.

Sanders, who is creating the series with Lee, will star in it, executive produce and write the script.

The show is being pitched to networks right now.

This news was first reported by Variety.

by Trey Mangum on August 11th 2017
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