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Snoop Dogg to Star in Family Sitcom

Rapper will play dad in potential series

September 16, 2011 8:55 AM ET
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Snoop Dogg performs at Red Rocks in Colorado.
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Snoop Dogg is working with television veteran Ron Reo on a traditional family sitcom for Warner Bros. TV. The rapper will play the patriarch of a family in the show, which may be loosely based on his real life, which was portrayed in the E! reality show Snoop Dogg's Father Hood. Snoop previously worked with Reo in a story arc on the Fox sitcom Brothers.

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Snoop Dogg has been aggressively pursuing acting gigs in recent months. In addition to going after this sitcom project, the rapper has also been cast as the lead in The Legend of Fillmore Slim, a biopic based on the life of the blues guitarist and pimp.

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