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Dwyane Wade's Bestselling Memoir, 'A Father First,' Is Becoming A Comedy TV Series At Fox

by Tambay A. Obenson
November 19, 2013 4:48 PM
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NBA star Dwyane Wade's bestselling memoir, A Father First, is being adapted to screen by Fox as a comedy TV series to be titled Three The Hard Way

In the book, Wade shares his thoughts on fathers and sons, writing about the gratifying responsibilities of being a single dad to his two sons, Zaire and Zion, while recounting his own growing up years and his rise to the top echelon of pro basketball.

Fox has assigned the project to scribe Ben Watkins (Burn Notice) to adapt, and exec produce along with Wade.

Mike Tollin of Mandalay Sports Media and director Justin Lin (the Fast & Furious franchise) as well as Danielle Woodrow, and Troy Craig Poon producing through Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment

Three The Hard Way marks the very first TV project for Dwyane Wade’s ZZ Prods

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  • SF | November 20, 2013 12:30 PMReply

    I hope the mother isn't portrayed as a crazy person. Not saying Wade's ex-wife is, but she is definitely reported that way.

  • saadiyah | November 20, 2013 9:21 AMReply

    @Sergio - Why is this man's commitment to his children being questioned? Did you know that he also takes care of his nephew who's even younger than his boys? That's a hell of a lot of responsibility to take on in the name of "image."

    A judge determined that he is a better parent than the boys' mother. That's the real story!

  • Sergio | November 20, 2013 9:54 AM

    I ask because I have heard that Wade's ex-wife is not the crazy, unstable woman that she has been played out in the media but was a devoted mother who had nervous breakdown when she found out her husband had been cheatng on her with that actress. So better to portrey a black woman as the loony one unfit to raise children then to admit the truth

  • sergio | November 19, 2013 8:51 PMReply

    So can someone tell me exactly what is the story about Wade and his ex-wife? I understand he got custody of his kids because she was unfit. But is that the real story? I hear that his caring father thing is more image than fact and that his ex-wife is getting really bum rap

  • Tonton Michel | November 19, 2013 5:25 PMReply

    That sound you just heard was Dwayne Wade's ex wife's head exploding.

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