EXCLUSIVE: For Life star Joy Bryant is increasing her relationship with Sony Pictures TV, the studio behind the praised ABC authorized drama. Bryant has teamed with author/producer Samantha Taylor Pickett (Good Girls, Tales From The Loop) to launch a manufacturing firm, Hot Sauce, which will probably be based mostly at Sony TV with a three-year first-look deal. Hot Sauce’s mission is to develop and produce common tales from distinctive and unique voices that span style and tradition.
“After plenty of collaboration and conversations with Joy and Samantha, we realized that we’ve got the identical imaginative and prescient to inform distinctive tales which might be additionally uplifting. We are so extremely thrilled that they made Sony their dwelling, mentioned Lauren Stein, EVP of Development for SPT. “And as a bonus, their precise sizzling sauce they make, is superb!”
Bryant stars reverse Nicholas Pinnock and Indira Varma in For Life, which is at the moment airing its second season. She was a daily on one other praised Sony TV unique collection, Amazon’s Good Girls Revolt, and might be greatest recognized for her function as Jasmine on Parenthood. Film credit embody About Last Night, Bobby, Get Rich or Die Tryin’, The Skeleton Key and Denzel Washington’s directorial debut Antwone Fisher. Bryant is repped by Principal Entertainment, James Adams, and The Gersh Agency.
Pickett is at the moment an govt producer on the Amazon collection Tales from the Loop, and a narrative editor on NBC’s Good Girls. She beforehand held govt positions at Focus Features, Paramount Vantage and Panorama Media. Prior to coming into the leisure enterprise, Pickett practiced company regulation at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in New York.
“We are grateful and excited to embark upon this artistic partnership with Sony Pictures Television, mentioned Bryant and Pickett. “We’re on the lookout for initiatives with the correct amount of taste and kick to fulfill the palate of worldwide audiences, hungry for tales and content material that evokes and entertains. A bit of Hot Sauce goes a good distance.”