Lena Waithe is changing his TV home.
The master of none Emmy winner has moved her global deal from Amazon to Warner Bros. Television Group. In part of the multiyear deal, Waithe and her Hillman Grad Productions banner are developing an adaptation of Hoop Dreams.
Waithe received a new e-commerce deal from Amazon for two years. For the free cable network, Waithe exec made The Chi.
Hillman Grad is expanding the company, while Rishi Rajani sat and hired Naomi Funabashi to run the company of film and television. As part of the move to WBTV, where Waithe will develop and produce new TV fare for all platforms of the company, and further expand the production line, but also, as part of the move, there is also a new hire for Hillman Grad who is expanding and expanding.
The 1996 film film, in the wacky adaptation, marks Waithes first work under her newly signed WBTV pact. From director Steve James to producers Peter Gilbert and Frederick Marx, the doc followed two Black high school children in Chicago as they wowed into basketball football careers.
An unexpected occurrence follows two black teens who learn about a high-school struggle that has in the past a history, one that was used to the role of a college student. Sadly, that number has been analyzed by the school. An actual occurrence of a young boy in 1990s, Waithe has done that but doesn't have any network attached to it; a tada that uses his talents as a showrunner on CBS, but still has no role in managing and reshaping
The film's last launch in 1994 has been a bit of a success in the studio, so we'll work on a scripted television series, have a James, Gilbert and Marx said Monday. We're happy to work with Hillman Grad, Playground and Warner Bros. Television on adapting the HOOP DREAMS to a scripted series, James said in a joint statement. We are excited to work in a creative way, but Lena Waithe is the ideal
One, Waithe and her Hillman Grad banner also exec produce the upcoming album The Chi, BET's Twenties, and Amazon's Them (the After Show) for BET+. The company has recently expanded the production to a record label set at Def Jam Records and the Zando a publishing agreement, which will then buy a four to six books over three years. On the film side, Hillman Grad has the full film The Forty Years-Old Version, Queen &
Our collaboration with the drews and the audience was breathtaking. Our vision of this seminal documentary is much beyond the dwindling, and we can give the audience a platform from the perspective of our collaborators. We sincerely appreciate our efforts and pride to the world. Our aims are to make Hoop Dreams even more successful and enjoyable, with the resurgence of a world famous.
Waithe is repped by WME Blue Marble Management and Del Shaw.