HBO will partner with The Weinstein Company and the BBC to bring Alexander McCall Smith's international bestselling book series "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" to television. Grammy Award winner Jill Scott ("Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?") stars in the series, whose two-hour pilot was recently filmed on location in Botswana under the direction of Academy Award(r) winner Anthony Minghella ("Cold Mountain," "The English Patient") from a script by Minghella and Academy Award nominee Richard Curtis ("Four Weddings and a Funeral," HBO's "The Girl in the Café"), who also executive produce.
(Courtesy of Black Talent News)