Singer Alicia Keys is working with the songwriting employees of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul on an as-yet-untitled musical family drama assortment for Showtime.
Pasek and Paul are acknowledged for his or her work on the flicks La La Land and The Greatest Showman, along with the Broadway musical, Dear Evan Hansen.
In addition to producing the Showtime assortment with Keys, Pasek and Paul may contribute music to the endeavor, which follows “a mystery uncovered by a young musician who moves back to her childhood home,” a press launch from the cable group said.
Kyle Jarrow — whose credit score embodies The SpongeBob Musical — will write and govt produce, alongside with Marc Platt, Adam Siegel, and R.J. Cutler.
“We have always been intrigued by the prospect of doing a Showtime musical series, but only if the songs could add to the depth and complexity of a great character drama,” Gary Levine, president of leisure at Showtime Networks, said in an announcement. “Nobody does that better than Pasek and Paul and Marc Platt… so when they came to us along with a global superstar like Alicia, a talented writer like Kyle, and excellent producers like Adam and R.J., we were all in.”