Eva Longoria and Ben Spector’s UnbeliEVAble Entertainment has signed a three-year extension of their first-look cope with 20th Television.
“Eva and Ben’s ardour for championing significant tales, particularly these of underrepresented voices and communities is one thing we imagine in deeply at 20th, so we jumped on the probability to increase our relationship with them,” mentioned 20th TV president Carolyn Cassidy. “They are pushed producers with a eager eye, good style and nice work ethic and we’re thrilled UnbeliEVAble stays housed inside our studio.”
The firm’s previous initiatives with 20th TV embody exhibits like ABC’s “Grand Hotel” and the NBC sequence “Telenovela,” with Longoria starring within the latter sequence and visitor starring within the former.
“Three years in the past Dana Walden welcomed me into the 20th household, recognizing all the things I used to be making an attempt to do as a director and producer,” Longoria mentioned. “20th Television and Disney Television Studios have persistently supported our imaginative and prescient to ‘produce with objective,’ to carry genuine Latinx tales like ABC’s ‘Grand Hotel’ to life and show that tales of variety behind and in entrance of the digicam belong in our residing rooms. When Craig Hunegs and Carolyn Cassidy took the reins of the studio final yr, their forward-thinking, passionate method to creating tv bought me much more excited. With Jen Gwartz and her unbelievable drama and comedy groups by our sides, we’re thrilled to increase this partnership and look ahead to persevering with to shine our highlight on underrepresented tales.”
Other 20th TV-UnbeliEVAble initiatives embody the initiatives “Chicano” and “Bridges” at ABC, that are presently in growth. They are additionally growing Sarah Rothschild’s “Before I Forget” at Amazon with Marc Webb directing as a possible starring car for Longoria. Other growth contains “The Company That Sold Love to America Had a Dark Secret,” Lori Gottlieb’s “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone”, and reporter Jessica Yellin’s “Savage News.” On the documentary facet, they produced “Reversing Row” for Netflix.
Longoria is repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.