2019 is definitely the year of Regina King. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The director, producer and now Oscar-winning actress has just signed a huge, multi-year first look deal with Netflix.
King is committed to the promise she made to hire more women and spearhead more projects for us.
According to a press release, King will produce films and series for Netflix, and her sister Reina King, will work as head of her, ‘Royal Ties’ production company.
“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 Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.
King also released a statement expressing her excitement, as she praised the streaming service.
“I am beyond thrilled to join the Netflix family,” expressed King. “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.”
You can also look for King to star in the new HBO series “Watchmen” coming soon, based on the DC comic book.