Hughes Brothers Making Gentlemen of Leisure

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The Hollywood Reporter says Albert and Allen Hughes are revisiting the settings and themes of their 1999 documentary American Pimp with “Gentlemen of Leisure,” a drama series project for HBO.

Set in Oakland, Calif., “Leisure,” which will be written by “Rescue Me” co-executive producer Evan Reilly, explores the world of prostitution through the eyes of a legendary pimp contemplating retirement.

The brothers are set to direct the potential pilot as well as exective produce with Reilly and Interscope’s Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony.