Regina King (lev radin, Shutterstock.com).
Oscar and Emmy-winning actress and director Regina King has locked in a “first-look deal” with Netflix to produce films and television series, the streaming service announced.
Netflix announced on April 1 that King’s production company, Royal Ties, is entering into a multi-year deal to produce films and series for the streaming platform. Her sister, Reina King, will serve as head of the production company.
“Regina King is a multi-faceted talent both behind and in front of the camera. She’s been a trailblazer for years, with boundless creativity and impeccable taste in projects, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she will bring her formidable talents to Netflix,” Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix, said in a statement.
“I am beyond thrilled to join the Netflix family,” King said in a statement. “They are at the top of their game and as an artist I…
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