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Zayn Malik and TV producer Dick Wolf team up for a new NBC drama: 'Boys'

Zayn Malik and TV producer Dick Wolf team up for a new NBC drama: 'Boys'

In a collaboration that no one could have seen coming, former One Direction star Zayn Malik is teaming up with procedural television legend Dick Wolf to produce “Boys,” a drama that focuses on the whirlwind surrounding the creation and maintenance of a wildly successful boy band.

On the one hand, the project seems a perfect fit for Malik, who, if nothing else, knows a little something about being part of a highly touted boy band. On the other hand, the project seems a perfect fit for Wolf, who, if nothing else, knows a little something about producing dramas for NBC.

What’s less clear at this juncture is whether Malik and Wolf are the kind of partnership that...

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