CBS developing drama based on Andre Dawson's life as funeral home director
|Monday, September 7, 2020, 3:43 PM- -|
Chicago Cubs fans may be surprised to learn that former Cubs great Andre Dawson, the 1987 National League MVP, has been running a funeral home in Florida for the past 12 years. The Hall of Fame outfielder is currently leading a quiet life as a Miami-area mortician, which, evidently, is an interesting enough sea change for a legendary athlete to warrant a television show.
A funeral home drama is in the works at CBS, and it will be based on Dawson's life. "The Hawk" is working with the production team as a consultant. The show is titled Closure, and there is no word on exactly when the one-hour drama will go to air. As for now, season one is still in the development stage. Dawson's fascinating post-baseball career choice is certainly unique and should make for compelling TV. Read more about the television show here.