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Mary J. Blige signs production deal with Lionsgate Studios

7/9/2019, 6:10 p.m.
Blige has been making waves in Hollywood for a few years and now The Golden Globe and Oscar nominee and ...

Blige has been making waves in Hollywood for a few years and now The Golden Globe and Oscar nominee and recent BET's Lifetime Achievement Award winner, has signed a lucrative deal with Lionsgate Studios. Blige will develop and produce original TV projects that the studio will have priority dibs on. The concepts will be created under her newly launched company Blue Butterfly Productions.

Speaking on the venture, Blige said in a statement: “I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Lionsgate. They are incredible collaborators and have been natural partners from when we first started talking. I can’t wait to bring all of our projects to life.”

Blige is currently starring in '_Umbrella Academy' on Netflix, and she’ll also be starring in VH1’s incarnation ‘Scream.’