According to Page Six, Jay Z will be producing a show about the U.S. Army’s first African-American sniper. According to the site, Jay will produce an NBC drama about Nicholas Irving, who served as a special ops sniper in his battalion, as well as, the U.S. Army 3rd Ranger Battalion’s deadliest sniper. A source spoke of the upcoming drama and told Page Six, “The series will take a look inside the life of the world of special ops. The plan is to start filming early next year.”
The mini-series is based on Irving’s memoir, The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers.