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Netflix signs first-look deal with Regina King

May 2, 2019

Netflix has entered into a multi-year first look deal with director, producer, and actress, Regina King and her production company Royal Ties.

Named one of Time Magazine’s most influential people of 2019, King recently won an Academy Award for her role as Sharon Rivers in feature film If Beale Street Could Talk as well as an Emmy Award for her role as Latrice Butler in Seven Seconds.

“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,” said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix.

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