*Rashida Jones is working behind the scenes on the small screen as she gears up to co-produce a new dramedy called “Claws.”
According to Essence, the hour-long show, which Jones will co-produce with Will McCormack, is a playful adaptation of Warner Brother’s “Le Tain Train” that will take on the world of organized crime as it centers on five Florida-based ringleaders who moonlight as manicurists at the Nail Artisan of Mantee County salon.
Essence reports that Robinson is involved in the creation of a nostalgic 90s television show for NBC.
In an interview with Essence Live, the choreographer and music video director acknowledged that the show is in its early stages with a team just beginning to form.
“At the time we didn’t realize we were trailblazing as hip-hop kids with these creative people, we were just dancing,” she said, regarding the period the show is set in and how things were at that time. We didn’t realize we were trailblazing.”
As the interview continued, Robinson touched on the love she has for fans that are keeping Aaliyah’s memory alive. Throughout the “Back & Forth” singer’s career, the pair worked closely together and formed a tight friendship.
“It’s great that everybody appreciates what she did for the short time she was here and it’s amazing that her legacy is still alive, it’s amazing,” Robinson said.
Aaliyah videos choreographed by Robinson included those for the hit songs “Try Again,” “Are You That Somebody,” “More Than a Woman” and “Rock the Boat.”