Superstar producer, hip-hop pioneer and billionaire businessman Dr. Dre has been onerous at work making a semi-autobiographical drama, titled 'Vital Signs', for the launch of Apple's forthcoming TV streaming platform.
Intended to be one of many flagship exhibits for the launch of the brand new Apple TV service, the corporate's CEO Tim Cook has determined to cancel the collection all-together - as a consequence of the truth that it options an extra of intercourse, violence, drug use and varied obscenities.
Mr. Cook broke the information to Apple Music government Jimmy Iovine - each a detailed buddy and enterprise affiliate of Dr. Dre - that the drama, which is supposed to be loosely based mostly on Dr. Dre's life, was merely "too violent."
The Wall Street Journal reviews that Apple is aiming to draw a extra "family-friendly fare" with its new TV characteristic by avoiding partnerships with exhibits that revolve round gratuitous topics and have overindulgent violence.
It is not sure whether or not Dr. Dre plans proceed manufacturing on the present and try to buy out his darkish, autobiographical drama collection to a different streaming service.
Despite this setback, Dr. Dre continues to maneuver ahead along with his cinematic ambitions. After securing each the blessing and music rights from the Marvin Gaye's household, Dr. Dre is within the early phases of manufacturing a movie about late singer Mowtown legend. Learn extra right here.