Michael Yezerski (The Tax Collector, The Devil’s Candy, Mental, Feel the Beat, The Vigil) has teamed up with jazz trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire to score the upcoming Starz original series Blindspotting. The show is created by Rafael Casal & Daveed Diggs based on the 2018 feature of the same title and stars Jasmine Cephas Jones, Casal himself, Benjamin Turner, Candace Nicholas-Lippman, Jaylen Barron, Atticus Woodward and Helen Hunt. The comedy drama centers on the character of Ashley, who is nipping at the heels of a middle class life in Oakland until her partner of 12 years and father of their son is suddenly incarcerated. Casal and Diggs are also executive producing the Lionsgate Television production with Jess Wu Calder & Keith Calder (One Night in Miami…, The Guest), Ken Lee, Emily Gerson Saines, Tim Palen, as well Seith Mann (#Freerayshawn, Raising Dion) who also directed the first two episodes. Yezerski has previously composed the score for the 2018 film. Blindspotting will premiere on June 13, 2021 on Starz.

Yezerski also continues to score FX’s Mr. Inbetween, which will return for its third and final season on May 25.