( ENSPIRE News ) eOne and Keke Palmer Come Together on Overall Television Deal for Future Projects
ENSPIRE Contributor: Octavia Johnson
Entertainment One (eOne) announced that it has entered into an overall deal for television with the multi-hyphenate entertainer, actress, singer, producer, and host Keke Palmer. eOne will manage worldwide rights and serve as the studio on all projects under the partnership.
Michael Lombardo, eOne’s president of global television said “As a woman of many talents, Keke has made a lasting impression on audiences all over the world. We are thrilled to be collaborating with her on several upcoming projects and are excited to see what next she has in store.”
“I am thrilled to be partnering with eOne to create entertaining, meaningful, fun television experiences that will deeply connect with audiences and be reflective of our current world,” Palmer said. “eOne’s commitment to allowing talent to bring their unique lens and lead the storytelling process made them an ideal partner for me.”
Keke Palmer is a multi-faceted actress, singer, songwriter, producer, television host and voice of a generation. She will star alongside Daniel Kaluuya in Jordan Peele’s newest directorial project and is currently lending her voice to Disney+’s revival of The Proud Family and Netflix’s new Big Mouth spinoff, Human Resources, after appearing in Season 5 of Big Mouth. She will also be heard voicing the role of “Brynn” opposite Pete Davidson in Broadway Video’s new, upcoming Audible scripted podcast “Hit Job.” Palmer just wrapped filming the title character in Steel Springs Pictures’ “ALICE” opposite Common and Johnny Lee Miller from writer and director Krystin Ver Linden. She also starred opposite Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, and Constance Wu in “HUSTLERS” for Gloria Sanchez and STX, directed by Lorene Scafaria, which was released to massive critical and popular acclaim.
Recently, Palmer hosted the 2020 MTV VMA Awards, received an Emmy® nomination for her work as a host on ABC’s GMA3: Strahan, Sara and Keke, and hosted Quibi’s Singled Out based on the iconic 90s MTV series. She also released two hit EP’s, “Virgo Tendencies: Part 1 and 2” from her own Big Bosses Record Label which she founded and runs with her mother and lifelong confidant, Sharon Palmer. In 2020, Keke portrayed all five members of the Taylor family in the soapy show “Turnt Up With The Taylors” which she created based off of the popularity of zany characters she tested on her social media.
Palmer is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment and Hertz Lichtenstein & Young.