Middle West: Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg producing Amazon series
Variety is reporting that Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg will be executive producing Middle West for Amazon, an upcoming hour-long crime drama series.
In Middle West, two Chicago FBI agents get called to Gary, Indiana as they investigate the murder and disappearance of two cops who were searching for an array of missing young men.
The series comes from writers Alexander Aciman and Julien Martin Hawthorne. Aciman and Hawthorne will also executive produce. Jordan and Alana Mayo will serve as executive producers via their Outlier Society production company while Rogen and Goldberg will EP along with James Weaver and Josh Fagen for Point Grey Pictures.
Point Grey Pictures’ head of television, Loreli Alanis, will oversee the project. Steven Caple, Jr. will direct and executive produce.
Middle West is a co-production between Amazon Studios and Lionsgate Television. The series is under Outlier Society’s (David Makes Man, Raising Dion, 61st Street) current first-look TV deal with Amazon as well as Point Grey’s (Preacher, Black Monday, The Boys) multi-platform production deal with Lionsgate.
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