Simon Cowell, Kenny Ortega Team for Sony’s Music-Driven Drama ‘Delinquents’ (Exclusive)

Simon Cowell and Kenny Ortega are teaming for “Delinquents,” a music-driven drama that has just been set up at Sony Pictures, TheWrap has learned.

Alex Sabeti wrote the script, which follows a group of teenage boys who meet in detention, form a band and enter a battle of the bands competition.

Ortega will direct, while Cowell will produce for his Syco banner. The duo will lead an extensive search for fresh musical talent.

Cowell certainly has experience with the genre thanks to...

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