Cyntoia Brown


Starz, 50 Cent prep Cyntoia Brown drama

Lionsgate-owned US cablenet Starz is developing a limited drama series executive produced by Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson that was inspired by the true story of a teenage girl given a life sentence for killing a man. The Case of Cyntoia Brown focuses on Cyntoia Long-Brown, who was sex-trafficked by a...

Starz to tackle the Cyntoia Brown case as a limited drama series

50 Cent, La La Anthony and Santa Sierra are producing The Case of Cyntoia Brown, a limited series dramatizing the story of Cyntoia Brown-Long, who served 15 years of a life sentence for the 2004 killing a man when she was 16 years old in what she said was self-defense. Brown-Long was granted clemency and released in 2019 and now advocates for criminal justice reform and victims of trafficking. Brown-Long's story was the subject of a 2020 Netflix documentary.