Viola Davis is bringing her TV home.
The Woman King star and producer and her JuVee Productions banner have been partnered with Entertainment One Signs Priority TV and New Media Agreement. The deal follows JuVee, which Davis runs with her husband and producing partner Julius Tennon, and previously worked with eOne on The Woman King.
“Viola and Julius’ powerful partnership has impacted audiences around the world through their original and authentic storytelling. When we met, we After working successfully for The Woman King, I am well aware of their vision for bold, provocative and character-driven stories, and we are excited to continue working with Viola, Julius and the teams at JuVee Productions form a partnership,” said Michael Lombardo, President, Global Television, eOne.
Prior to moving to eOne, JuVee had been working at Amazon and had a TV contract. Prior to that, the company signed a long-term deal with ABC Signature, which stemmed from Davis’ role on ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder.
“We are excited to partner with eOne as we continue to bring interesting and important stories to audiences around the world,” Davis and Tennon said in a joint statement on Monday. said the statement. “This is our legacy – to create deeply and authentically, while opening doors for the next generation. Our collaboration is one of shared, bold vision. From the moment we met Michael Lombardo, we felt inspired The kinetic energy of seeing.”
JuVee is endorsed by CAA and Lichter Grossman.