EXCLUSIVE: Peachtree & Vine, the newly fashioned manufacturing firm from Tyler Perry and former Lionsgate advertising and marketing govt Tim Palen, has teamed with Sanjay Sharma’s Marginal Mediaworks to supply its first characteristic, Whitney (working title), a psychological thriller concerning the profound energy of reminiscence and monuments within the Deep South.
Paramount Gamers has landed the challenge, which is based mostly on an unique remedy by Sharma. Palen and Sharma will produce whereas Perry will function govt producer. Matt Dines will oversee the movie for the studio.
“We liked this story proper from the pitch,” mentioned Perry and Palen in a joint assertion. “It’s culturally related, good and really provocative – all qualities we search for within the initiatives we wish to accomplice on.”
Perry and Palen launched their non-exclusive three way partnership earlier this 12 months and the pact falls beneath Perry’s general cope with Paramount’s dad or mum firm Viacom, which permits the duo to forge new floor in scripted, unscripted and digital content material with progressive companions and various, rising expertise.
“There may be merely no higher staff to accomplice with on this challenge than Tyler and Tim,” mentioned Sharma. “Possession of 1’s labor and one’s narrative is a central theme of the challenge, and nobody embodies that extra as we speak than Tyler. And, by way of inventive instincts round this style, Tim has among the many strongest observe information within the enterprise.”
Launched in 2018, Marginal first movie, The Obituary of Tunde Johnson, premiered at this 12 months’s Toronto Movie Competition and opened the Austin Movie Competition. The corporate simply introduced the creation of a children’ franchise with the recording artist Quavo of Migos, in partnership with Think about Leisure’s Children+Household unit, High quality Management Information, and Capitol/Motown Information.