Pilot to be made in US...
Alex Winehouse
11:03 6th October 2011

NBC has given the go-ahead for a pilot episode of a family sitcom from the mind of Snoop Dogg to be made.

The rapper-turned-actor will play the father on the show, with the network giving him script commitment, Deadline reports.

The episode will be written by Don Reo, who has previoulsly worked on M*A*S*H, Everybody Hates Chris and Two and a Half Men.

Reo previously worked with Snoop Dogg on short-lived Fox sitcom Brothers.

Snoop Dogg's previous acting credits include 2001 fim Training Day, and 2004's Starsky & Hutch.

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