Disney’s 20th Television and Onyx Collective, have signed a new multi-year overall deal with writer/producer, Jason Kim, who will develop television projects for both studios.
Jason Kim has previously spent most of his time working with HBO on shows such as “Barry”, “Girls”, and “Divorce”.
Tara Duncan, President, Freeform & Onyx Collective said in a statement to Deadline:
“Jason has a penchant for bringing a pop sensibility to premium globally entertaining stories. His impeccable taste and sharp voice work well across various genres. We’re excited he’s joining the ranks of our roster of prolific storytellers.”
Added Karey Burke, President, 20th Television added:
“Jason is equally adept at delivering sophisticated comedy and dramatic stories, and is one of the most dynamic and savviest young voices in our industry. We have wanted to be in business with him for an incredibly long time and can’t wait to get started with him at the studio.”
Jason Kim also said in a statement about the overall deal:
“I am thrilled to be embarking on this journey with 20th Television and Onyx Collective,” said Kim. “It is a dream to receive the support of such passionate, boundary-pushing leaders like Karey, Tara, Carolyn, Janice, Chet, Ashley and Edwin. Thank you to the entire 20th and Onyx family for providing a creative home and for the challenge of explaining to my mother what an overall deal is.”