Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson will executive produce Dream School under his G-Unit Films and Television banner and also appear in the original non-fiction series aimed at helping troubled teens, Sundance Channel President Sarah Barnett announced today. It’s slated to premiere in fall 2013. The series format was created by Jamie Oliver who will also executive produce, along with Roy Ackerman, under his Fresh One shingle. Oliver joins the Dream School project through his role in the successful UK series. The six-part hour-long series creates a place for troubled teens to turn their lives around in a place of learning where the educators are achievers and leaders. In Dream School classes are taught by professionals including musicians, politicians, filmmakers, scientists, actors and artists. Andrew Jameson also will serve as executive producer with Jackson and Jonathan Grosskopf will executive produce for Sundance Channel. The network recently premiered the second season of non-fiction series Push Girls which airs on Monday nights at 10 PM.
Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.