LuckyChap Leisure has signed a first-look TV cope with Amazon, Selection has realized completely.
Below the deal, LuckyChap’s Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, and Josey McNamara will work with Amazon Studios to create tv tasks that may premiere completely on Amazon Prime Video. Brett Hedblom, LuckyChap’s vp of tv, may also be concerned within the improvement of the tasks.
“We’re so thrilled to be partnering with Amazon Studios to deliver authentic content material to the ever-burgeoning tv panorama,” Robbie, Ackerley, and McNamara mentioned in an announcement. “Our hope with LuckyChap has all the time been to problem narrative conformity while providing a platform to thrilling and sometimes over-looked voices. In Amazon we’ve a cultural companion who shares our ardour for storytelling and thru its world attain permits us and our collaborators to achieve as many viewers as potential. That is the beginning of a really thrilling journey for the corporate and one which we’re extremely proud to be taking with the great Amazon workforce.”
LuckyChap beforehand produced the award-winning function “I, Tonya,” through which Robbie starred as determine skater Tonya Harding. They’re additionally producing the upcoming movies similar to “Promising Younger Girl” and “Barbie,” the latter of which is able to star Robbie as a live-action model of the long-lasting doll. On the TV facet, Fortunate CHap produces the Hulu sequence “Dollface” and the upcoming Netflix sequence “Maid.”
“LuckyChap has produced sharply authentic, good, and wholly participating content material over the previous a number of years, throughout an unbelievable vary of genres, and centering multifaceted, distinctive feminine characters,” mentioned Albert Cheng, COO and co-head of Tv for Amazon Studios. “We’ve very excited for the prospect to work with Tom, Josey, Margot, and Brett to create new sequence with the identical sort of imaginative and prescient and focus for our Prime Video prospects.”
LuckyChap Leisure is represented by CAA, Administration 360, legal professional Jeff Bernstein, and Narrative.