Busta Rhymes Almost Had His Own Superhero Show


/ August 8, 2014

Before she rose to fame on the strength of Weeds and Orange is the New Black, showrunner Jenji Kohan wrote a never-produced pilot for a superhero show starring none other than Busta Rhymes. The writer/producer revealed that odd tidbit in her new Hollywood Reporter cover story.

Shortly after she did a stint writing for Friends more than a decade ago, Kohan said, sge went through a trial-and-error process of script-writing that included “a comedy about a divorce lawyer still in love with his ex-wife… a Second Wives Club, and a musical rom-com.” And most improbably of all, yes, a television series that would have featured the “Woo Haa!!!” MC in a lead role. We assume Courvoisier would be the mysterious source of his power.

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