Stefani Robinson Signs Overall Deal with FX Productions
Award-Winning Writer and Producer on FX's Atlanta and the
Upcoming Untitled Marvel's Deadpool Animated Series
To Develop New Television Projects for FX Networks and Other Outlets
LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2017 - Stefani Robinson, the award-winning writer and producer on the breakout hit comedy series Atlanta, has signed an exclusive overall production deal with FX Productions, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. Under the agreement, Robinson will develop television series for FX Networks and other outlets.
"Stefani has emerged as one of the brightest new writers and producers in little more than a year since she first joined the Atlanta team," Grad said. "She wrote or contributed to many unforgettable episodes, helping to make it the breakout comedy of the year. Stefani has continued to grow as an artist and, under this new overall deal, we can't wait to collaborate with her on future projects."
Robinson is a writer and producer on FX's Atlanta, as well as a writer and producer on the upcoming Untitled Marvel's Deadpool animated series coming to FXX in 2018. She also wrote for FXX's Man Seeking Woman. Stefani is currently writing the Princeless feature adaptation for Sony and recently sold an original idea to Fox Searchlight.
Robinson won two WGA Awards for the first season of Atlanta (Comedy Series, New Comedy). Atlanta, which will return to FX in 2018, additionally won two Emmy(R) Awards as well as two Golden Globe(R) Awards and AFI, Peabody, TCA, NAACP and Critics' Choice Awards.
Robinson is represented by Dianne McGunigle of MGMT Entertainment, Sean Barclay at Gersh and attorney Lev Ginsburg.
ABOUT FX PRODUCTIONS
FX Productions (FXP) produces FX's acclaimed and award-winning comedy series Louie, Baskets, Better Things and Atlanta; the drama series Snowfall; the upcoming limited series Trust; and the FXX comedy series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Archer, and You're the Worst. FXP co-produces the drama series The Americans, Taboo and Legion; the limited series Fargo and American Crime Story, and the upcoming untitled Marvel's Deadpool animated comedy series. FXP also produces One Mississippi for Amazon and The Cops for TBS. In 2017, FX Networks series produced or co-produced by FXP received 32 Emmy(R) Award nominations, after having won 16 Emmys the previous year, including Outstanding Limited Series (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) and Outstanding Animated Program (Archer).