Regina King is embarking on a new journey and it involves a newly inked multi-year, first-look deal with Netflix. The streaming service has teamed up with King’s production company, Royal Ties, and the Oscar-winning actress will be developing film and television projects throughout the platform. Reina King, her sister, will be head of production.
She released a statement regarding working with Netflix.
“I am beyond thrilled to join the Netflix family. They are at the top of their game and as an artist, I am so excited to come play in this wonderful sandbox they have created for storytellers.”
Netflix’s Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, emphasized on his enthusiasm about their new contract with King.
“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.”