Universal Pictures And Legendary Pictures' Premiere Of "Straight Outta Compton" - Arrivals"Straight Outta Compton" ... and into Apple.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dr. Dre (aka Andre Young) is teaming up with Apple for its first original television show. It's based on his life and will star the rap mogul. Sources tell THR that the scripted series, titled "Vital Signs," consists of six half-hour episodes, "with each episode focusing on a different emotion and how Dre's character deals with it."

And despite the episodic length, "Vital Signs" is a dark drama filled with violence and sex, including an extended orgy scene. All six episodes will debut at once, a la Netflix. The show would likely stream on Apple Music; the service has already experimented with video, such as a Taylor Swift music video.

Apple has been eyeing entree into the world of scripted television, though it has no studio or TV development arm. THR notes that Dr. Dre conceived of the project himself, and pitched it to partner Jimmy Iovine. The two men sold Beats Electronics to Apple in 2014 for $3 billion.

It's been a good year for Dr. Dre — he executive-produced "Straight Outta Compton," which achieved stunning box office success, and he released his first album in 15 years.

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