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‘Trainspotting’ author Irvine Welsh & Calvin Harris developing EDM comedy for HBO; Will Smith & Jay Z producing

Electric Zoo 2011 (more by Leia Jospe)

Well here’s an interesting combination. Deadline reports that HBO is developing a comedy series titled Higher that’s set in the world of EDM. It’s being written by Trainspotting‘s Irvine Welsh with creative input from indie-dance-guy-turned-mega-DJ Calvin Harris. Adding to this, Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith and Jay Z are producers. No other details — it’s in the early development stages — but that world could definitely be ripe for laughs. As they say, stay tuned.

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