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Zayn Malik is coming to TV with a series about a boy band

Zayn Malik might play himself in the upcoming TV series, Boys.

tv Updated: Nov 07, 2016 18:17 IST
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Zayn Malik might play himself in the upcoming TV series, Boys.(AFP)

Singer Zayn Malik is in negotiations to star in a new television series Boys, based on the formation of a successful boy band.

The 23-year-old former One Direction star has apparently teamed up with Law & Order creator Dick Wolf and his wife Noelle to also help executive-produce the show, reported Femalefirst.

Model Gigi Hadid, left, and singer Zayn Malik at the Versus show during London Fashion Week, September 17. (NYT)

“Zayn has started talks with his fellow producers about him appearing in a couple of episodes of Boys.

“He’s really keen to kick of his acting career and sees this as the perfect opportunity to do so, especially as he will have a lot of creative control,” a source said.

The source also added that the singer might play himself in the upcoming TV series.

“The discussions are still ongoing and there is still a chance he may just play himself in the show.

“Either way he is taking his role as executive producer very seriously and sees this as a big stepping stone to working more on TV and film in the future,” the source said.

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First Published: Nov 07, 2016 18:17 IST