Not content with two straight
"Survivor's Remorse" is to follow two successful young men from a tough Philadelphia neighborhood struggling to bridge the gap between their upbringing and their current lives. Though one of the main characters will be an NBA star, James will not star in the half-hour series.
"When you make it out, everyone expects for -- they automatically think that they made it out, and it's very tough for a young African American 18-year-old kid to now hold the responsibility of a whole city, of a whole community. I can relate to that as well," James, who was raised by a single teen mother in Akron, Ohio, told the Associated Press.
The sitcom represents a departure for Starz, a network known primarily for titillating period dramas, including
"Survivor's Remorse" does not yet have an air date.