Rapper Xzibit is planning to return to prime time television with a starring role in the medical drama, “Weekends at Bellevue.”
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Xzibit is part of Fox’s pilot for the show, which is based on the memoir of psychiatrist Julie Holland M.D.
The TV drama will focus on a doctor in charge of the weekend shift at Bellevue’s psychiatric ward.
Xzibit has singed in to star as a character named “Chuck,” with actors like Lauren Ambrose, Janet McTeer, Eric Winter and Amber Stevens also playing roles in “Weekends at Bellevue.”
At press time, Fox had no release date available for “Weekends at Bellevue.”