Samuel Jackson Snags TV Deal w/ CBS

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jackson recently signed a two-year pact; that will have the accomplished thespian develop and executive produce a series of projects for CBS Paramount through his production company Uppity Films. Another television studio was interested in a deal with the box office star, but Jackson opted to go with CBS after a meeting with studio president David Stapf.

“Samuel Jackson is not only a fan of television but a really astute historian who knows it well,” Stapf told THR. “He knows wherein lies a good story, and he’s going to be a fantastic producer who is interested in all the genres on television.”
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