The series was developed by The Baker Brothers, Hebru Brantley and Eric Phillips along with Macro Television Studios. Lucien Christian Adderly & Richard “Byrd” Wilson aka Lucien & Byrd (David Makes Man) were brought in to create the series and Glen Mazzara (The Walking Dead) to showrun.
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Lucien & Byrd are creators, writers and executive producers. The Baker Brothers are directors/executive producers. Mazzara is executive producer and showrunner.
Also executive producing are Macro Television Studios’ Charles D. King, Marta Fernandez and Ahmadou Seck; Angry Hero’s Hebru Brantley and Eric Phillips. Macro Television Studios produces with Angry Hero, Red Bike Blue Bike, 89 Writers, 44 Strong Productions.
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