Ex-One Direction star Zayn Malik to make child rope TV drama

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Malik will work with Dick Wolf, who combined TV’s Law Order

Former One Direction thespian Zayn Malik is creation his initial incursion into TV with an hour-long play about a child band.

Malik is operative on a NBC show, patrician Boys, with TV writer Dick Wolf, a Hollywood Reporter said.

“Zayn positively brings an authentic indicate of perspective to this universe where kids are catapulted into celebrity during a dizzying speed,” NBC Entertainment boss Jennifer Salke said.

Malik, 23, left a globally successful child rope final year to go solo.

‘Compelling play series’

Boys will concentration on a arrangement of a child rope that goes on to outrageous success, though also looks during a pressures it puts on a members.

It might pull on a practice of One Direction, who shaped on X Factor in 2010 and went on to grasp mass recognition and success and a cluster of awards including 6 Brits.

Since going solo, Malik has had hits including Pillow Talk and Like we Would though has struggled with behaving live, pulling out of a Dubai concert on Tuesday since of what he calls “extreme anxiety”.

The singer, who will be one of a show’s executive producers, said: “Dick Wolf is a fable and a event to work with him and NBC to emanate a constrained play array is awesome.”

Writer and writer Wolf is many famous for a hugely successful and Emmy-winning Law Order TV series.

However Simon Cowell, who sealed One Direction after The X Factor, pronounced he was unhappy Malik did not proceed him with a thought first.

“I consider he should have come to me with it, if I’m being honest with you,” Cowell told Entertainment Tonight.

“I do indeed trust that when they’ve got these ideas, temperament in mind where we started, they should indeed come to me.”

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