Regina King Signs First Look Deal With Netflix [PHOTO]

05/03/2019 12:00 AM EDT by WBLS Staff

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Congratulations are in order! Academy Award winner Regina King inks a multi-year- first look deal with Netflix!

She is set to produce a number of films and series, on the giant streaming service. Her sister, Reina King will serve as head of production.

In a statement, Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s Chief Content Officer said “Regina King is a multi-faceted talent both behind and in front of the camera. 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.”

Seemingly King is looking forward to her new run on Netflix, “I am beyond thrilled to join the Netflix family,” King says. “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.”

Congratulations, Regina King!

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Everyone’s outpouring of joy has tickled my heart and it can’t stop giggling