Be still my beating heart! Misty Copeland has been on fire lately, from being named the first black principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre to having a documentary made about her amazing life. Now she can add television producer to her long list of accomplishments.
Misty Copeland, who broke barriers and defied convention to emerge as a ballet superstar, has teamed with rising writer Tracy Oliver for a drama set in the world of dance. The untitled project, which has been set up at Fox through 20th Century Fox TV, follows a young, hip and diverse group of aspiring dancers as they fiercely compete for places in a top ballet company.