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HBO Passes on Spike Lee’s “Da Brick” Pilot

HBO Passes on Spike Lee's "Da Brick" Pilot

HBO has put the brakes on their new drama pilot Da Brick. As of today, the cable network has passed on the project, executive produced by Spike Lee, John Ridley, Doug Ellin and Mike Tyson, says Deadline.

Da Brick was based partly on Tyson's youth, and was said to focus on the experience of a young, black man living in "post-racial" America. John Boyega played the lead role of aspiring boxer Donnie. Ellin, Ridley, Lee, Tyson and Jim Lefkowitz executive produced.

Another one bites the dust.

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