Adapted on the novel “The Maryland Boys,” the story starts with an up and coming D.C. prizefighter named Max and his wife Billie in 1948. Unbeatable in the ring, Max would be tragically cut down in the streets on the eve of the biggest fight of his career. But life goes on, as the family moves to the suburbs of Maryland and we ultimately see the rise of Max’s grandson Max II in the drug-filled 1980s. But don’t get it twisted; “The City Of Lions” is not just another drug dealer story. TCOL is all about coming of age, generational curses, and surviving the odds.
TCOL also features Comedian Tony Woods of Def Comedy Jam fame.
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