According to Variety, actor Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow) and Radical Media are teaming to put together a television drama about the life of undercover LAPD detective Ronald Farwell.
Titled Pigs and Panthers the film is set in the 1960s and early 1970s Los Angeles. During this time Farwell became a mole in the Black Panthers. The story is based on Farwell and his wife, a Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy, as the detective soon found himself up against both the Black Panther Party, the FBI and the LAPD
Ron Hutchinson (The Tuskegee Airmen) is writing the pilot.
"That time in our lives had a tremendous impact on our society, which can be felt even today," Howard stated. "We've put the right creative team in place to tell this fascinating story."