LOS ANGELES – March 2, 2021 – 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 stated, “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.”
Palmer added, “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. 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, content creator, television host and millennial voice who is deeply connected and engaged across a wide variety of demographics. 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 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 & 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 & 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 her soapy show, “Turnt Up With The Taylors,” created based off of feedback from over 60 million views of the zany characters on her social media.
Palmer is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment and Hertz, Lichtenstein, Young and Polk.
Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.
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