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[06/30/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 30
Updates include: Priyanka Chopra Jonas inks first-look deal with Amazon; "Defending Jacob's" Mark Bomback sets up shop at Apple; Mahershala Ali to play Jack Johnson in HBO's "Unruly."







UNRULY (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
6/30/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
DESCRIPTION:
six-part limited series billed as a no-holds-barred telling of Jack Johnson (Ali), the world's first Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Mahershala Ali as Jack Johnson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Amatus Karim Ali as EP
· Beau Willimon as CO-EP
· Dominique Morisseau as CRTR/EP
· Gary Goetzman as EP
· Geoffrey C. Ward as BOOK
· Ken Burns as EP
· Mahershala Ali as EP
· Mimi Valdés as EP
· Steven Shareshian as CO-EP
· Tom Hanks as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Florentine Films
· Know Wonder
· Playtone