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Uhhhh, Zayn Malik Is Developing A TV Show Loosely Based On One Direction

With Dick Wolf, the guy who created Law & Order.

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Sooo, Zayn Malik is developing a TV show "inspired by" his days as a boy-bander.

You can take the boy out of 1D, but you can't take the1D out of the boy's...TV show, I guess?
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You can take the boy out of 1D, but you can't take the1D out of the boy's...TV show, I guess?

According to a press release sent out by NBC on Tuesday, said show is called Boys and will follow a boy band as they become a phenomenon. So, you know, familiar.

According to a press release from NBC Universal, the series follows "the formation of a hugely successful boy band and captures all the excitement, competition and fun, but also provides an inside look into the pressure that follows."
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According to a press release from NBC Universal, the series follows "the formation of a hugely successful boy band and captures all the excitement, competition and fun, but also provides an inside look into the pressure that follows."

Oh, and it will be produced by Dick Wolf, aka the guy whose name you know from the Law & Order: SVU credits.

Noelle Wolf will also produce, with the creators of CW's Beauty and the Beast writing the pilot.
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Noelle Wolf will also produce, with the creators of CW's Beauty and the Beast writing the pilot.

Zayn says he's pretty hype about the project: “Dick Wolf is a legend, and the opportunity to work with him and NBC to create a compelling drama series is awesome."

Meanwhile the president of NBC Entertainment, Jennifer Salke, said in a statement, “Zayn certainly brings an authentic point of view to this world where kids are catapulted into fame at a dizzying speed." Noelle Wolf emphasized that casting and original music will be crucial to the project.

Basically there's an unofficial One Direction show coming, from someone who just happens to be very official.

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BuzzFeed has reached out to NBC for comment.

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