(((ER ALERT))) Viola Davis Signs Deal with ABC Studios

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Viola Davis, star of ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder, has signed an overall development deal with ABC Studios.

Under the overall deal, Davis will develop new projects for broadcast, cable, digital platforms, and streaming services through her production company, JuVee Productions – which was founded by her and her husband Julius Tennon.

JuVee has brought on Andrew Wang as head of television development and production. Wang comes from Bravo, where he was VP of scripted television development and production.

“We started JuVee because we wanted to see narratives that reflected our multi-ethnic and multifaceted culture,” Davis said. “We wanted to be a part of classic storytelling, and we didn’t want to wait.”

JuVee Productions currently has a legal drama titled Conviction on the slate with TNT, written by Ayanna Floyd (Empire) with Debra Martin Chase as executive producer.

 

About JuVee Productions

JuVee Productions is an artist driven, Los Angeles-based production company that develops and produces independent film, television, theater, and digital content across all spaces of narrative entertainment. JuVee Productions seeks to produce economical yet premium, sophisticated, and character-driven stories. With an emphasis on producing narratives from a diverse range of emerging and established voices alike, JuVee Productions aims to become the go-to creative hub where the next generation of filmmakers and artists have the space to craft dynamic stories spanning the broad spectrum of humanity.

 

 

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