20th Century Fox TV signs Jon M. Chu to major first-look deal
Filmmaker Jon M. Chu has landed at 20th Century Fox TV. The Crazy Rich Asians director signed a major four-year, first-look deal with the television studio, according to Deadline. No details were disclosed, but it’s being reported to be somewhere in the mid-seven-figure range.
The agreement will have Chu developing, executive producing and perhaps even direct new projects and maybe get behind the camera once again.
“Throughout my film career I have been lucky enough to play in many genres from dance and music to action, romantic-comedy, documentary, drama and beyond, so it was crucial for me, as a storyteller, to find a partner in the television space that had the same vast interests and willingness to break the mold with new perspectives and stories that represent the diverse world we live in,” Chu said in a statement.
This deal comes in addition to Chu’s multitude of other projects currently in development. This includes the Thai cave rescue story for Netflix, the Apple TV+ series Home Before Dark, an In the Heights movie, based on the Lin Manuel Miranda show, and a sequel to Crazy Rich Asians, titled China Rich Girlfriend.
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