Hollywood actress/director Regina King has inked a mega multi-year contract with streaming giants, Netflix.
King’s production company Royal Ties is entering into the first-look deal to produce films and series for Netflix. Her sister, Reina King, will serve as head of production.
“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,” said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix.
“I am beyond thrilled to join the Netflix family. 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," King said in a statement.
King is currently filming the lead role in HBO’s highly anticipated 'Watchmen' series from creator Damon Lindelof based on and inspired by the DC comic book, slated to premiere later this year.