According to Variety, Curtis ‘50 Cent‘ Jackson is producing an animated series of Black superheroes called Trill League. The show is based on a graphic novel by Anthony Piper and co-written by Jameel Saleem. The project is being developed by G-Unit Film & Television, 3Arts Entertainment and Lionsgate Television for a new streaming service, Quibi. The mobile streaming services is adding the series to it’s lineup of more than 50 original projects. Quibi is a short form streamer and shows will be aired 8-10 minute segments. The mobile streaming service will also feature short daily news and sports programming.Saleem, who also wrote for South Park, says “Writing about Black superheroes is a dream come true for me.” Piper shared the sentiment saying he “couldn’t be more excited to fulfill this lifelong dream of creating a world with voices which reflected the one I came from.” According to the synopsis, the series is influenced by rap and hip-hop.
Trill League will premier in April 2020 when Quibi launches. Users will pay $5 monthly for an ad-supported version or $8 monthly without ads.