Kenya Barris Signs 20th Century Fox Movie Deal

Kendrick Lamar on set with Black-Ish creator, Kenya Barris

Kendrick Lamar on set with Black-Ish creator, Kenya Barris

Kenya Barris has signed an overall deal at 20th Century Fox for feature films through his new production company Khalabo Ink Society. Reportedly, the Black-ish creator and co-writer of Barbershop: The Next Cut currently has an overall TV deal at ABC Studios, where he will continue to executive produce Black-ish and develop new series and other projects for network, cable and streaming services. One of those projects include Unit Zero, which he will executive produce along with its star Toni Collette.

Actor Anthony Anderson and Kenya Barris

Actor Anthony Anderson and Kenya Barris

Barris said that he hopes to tell compelling stories that pull back the curtain on parts of our society that typically go unnoticed, forging conversations that expose our own hypocrisies making us feel so uncomfortable that we are often “compelled to laugh.”

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Authored by: Kellie Williams