Viola Davis is transferring her TV dwelling.
The Girl King star and producer and her JuVee Productions banner has signed a first-look TV and new-media take care of Leisure One. The pact comes after JuVee, which Davis runs alongside her husband and producing companion Julius Tennon, beforehand collaborated with eOne on The Girl King.
“Viola and Julius’ powerhouse partnership has impacted audiences worldwide with their uncooked and genuine storytelling. Their imaginative and prescient for creating daring, provocative and character-driven tales was clear to me once we met and after the success of our collaboration for The Girl King, we’re thrilled to proceed our relationship with Viola, Julius and the crew at JuVee Productions,” stated Michael Lombardo, eOne president of world tv.
Earlier than transferring to eOne, JuVee had been based mostly at Amazon with a TV pact. Earlier than that, the corporate had an extended take care of ABC Signature that stemmed from Davis’ function in ABC’s The way to Get Away With Homicide.
“We’re excited to companion with eOne in persevering with to deliver each entertaining and vital tales to audiences globally,” Davis and Tennon stated in a joint assertion Monday. “That is our legacy — to create deeply and authentically whereas opening the door wider for the following technology. Our collaboration is certainly one of a shared, daring imaginative and prescient. From the second we met Michael Lombardo, we felt that kinetic power of being seen.”
JuVee is repped by CAA and Lichter Grossman.