Regina King Is The Latest Star To Sign A Deal With Netflix
Oscar winner Regina King is joining forces with Netflix.
The announcement came on Wednesday that the actress had signed a first-look deal with the streaming giant. Netflix confirmed that King’s production company, Royal Ties, will produce both series and films for the platform over the course of the next several years. King’s sister, Reina, will serve as head of production throughout their contract with the company.
“I am beyond thrilled to join the Netflix family,” Regina said in a statement. “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.”
More specific details of the deal have not yet been revealed, but Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos said that they’re excited to see what the award-winner will bring to the table.
“Regina King is a multi-faceted talent both behind and in front of the camera,” Ted said. “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.”
Congrats to Regina on the big money moves!