David Spade to Star in HBO Comedy About the Music Industry?

That’s the rumour at Deadline Hollywood.

There’s no title yet but negotiations continue with Spade and writer Dean Lorey, one of the guys responsible for the new Robin Williams/Sarah Michelle Geller show, The Crazy Ones.  I quote:

It centers on Shane, once the biggest rock and roll manager in LA, who struggles to stay relevant in a constantly changing music scene fueled by techno, hip-hop and his newly signed pop Christian boy band The Five Commandments.

Hey, I’d watch.  Further details here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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