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Paramount Players Signs First Look Production Deal With Daniel Kaluuya’s 59%

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Exclusive: Paramount Players announced today that they have entered a first look deal with Oscar-nominated UK producer/actor Daniel Kaluuya’s production company, 59%.

Producers Amandla Crichlow, formerly of Tiger Aspect Productions and Framestore, and Rowan Riley have been appointed as executives at the company.

Said Kaluuya, “Over the years, I’ve been blessed to make work that speaks to audiences I identify with whilst pushing the envelope on what’s possible. 59% will be the home to continue that in a producorial capacity, to bridge the gap between the next wave of storytellers and studios. I’m excited that in Paramount Players, I have found a partner that shares the same drive and belief to make cinema that is honest, reflective, inclusive and authored.”

Said Ali Bell and Matt Dines, Executive Vice Presidents of Development at Paramount Players, “Daniel Kaluuya has always made
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Ryan Coogler Producing ‘Jesus Was My Homeboy’ With Daniel Kaluuya And Lakeith Stanfield In Negotiations

Ryan Coogler Producing ‘Jesus Was My Homeboy’ With Daniel Kaluuya And Lakeith Stanfield In Negotiations
In what is definitely not an “Alien“/”Aliens” move, “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler has signed on to produce a Black Panthers movie for Warner Bros. with Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield in negotiations to star. Despite the presence of both Coogler and Kaluuya, this isn’t a sequel to the Marvel blockbuster; instead, the movie “Jesus Was My Homeboy” will follow actual Black Panther Party member Fred Hampton.

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