Cary Fukunaga, director of much acclaimed Beast of No Nation is on the rise as he has penned a two-year contract with Paramount Television.
Under this new deal, Paramount TV will have sole rights to produce and distribute scripted programming directed, written and/or produced by Fukunaga across all broadcast, cable, premium cable and online platforms.
Cary has already started directing and executive producing duties on the company’s upcoming TNT miniseries “The Alienist.”
In a statement, Amy Powell, President of Paramount Television said “Working with Cary on ‘The Alienist’ has been such a rewarding creative experience for all of us at Paramount Television.”
“Cary has become one of the most interesting writer/directors in the business with an exciting, unique take on characters and narratives. On behalf of Brad Grey and the television team, we welcome him to the Paramount family and look forward to a successful partnership with him as we expand our footprint in high-quality original programming.”