Antoine Fuqua started a new creative collaboration with Netflix, focusing on feature films and documentaries.
The agreement for many projects comes immediately after the premiere of “The Guilty”, for which the protagonist Jake Gyllenhaal is currently making the awards. Both director and producer, Fuqua will execute the deal under his new Hill District Media production name.
“Working with Netflix on ‘The Guilty’ was both a satisfying experience, both artistically and collectively,” Fuqua said. Variety. “I’m very excited to continue this relationship and expand our film series with a partner who shares our vision with Hill District Media.”
Tendo Nagenda, vice president of Netflix Film, added that Fuqua is an “influential narrator who believes that art can make a difference in the world. We had a great collaboration with him on “The Guilty” and we look forward to telling many more stories together in the future. “
Fuqua titles include classic action films such as the “Equalizer”, “Shooter” and “Training Day” franchises. It’s in the middle of a flurry of screenplays and non-screenplays, including “Emancipation,” the Cannes film package that breaks the record $ 130 million sold to Apple, starring Will Smith. Amazon’s “The Terminal List” with Chris Pratt. and an untitled documentary about the Los Angeles Lakers.
Fuqua is also the executive producer of the current Paramount Plus series “Mayor of Kingstown” and the upcoming Sony Pictures thriller “Bullet Train” starring Brad Pitt. Represented by LBI Entertainment.
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