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Sony Pictures TV Inks First-Look Deal With Asian Media Company 88rising

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Former Imagine and NBC have hired Alex Lynn for their film and television development by a global Asian music and media company.

Sony Pictures TV has signed 88rising, an emerging company that exposes modern global Asian culture, at first glance. The duo will partner to develop screenplays that focus on Asian and Asian American culture, across all platforms, and 88rising has hired former Imagine and NBC Alex Lynn as its first development executive for film and television Provides service.

Since its founding in 2015, 88rising has quickly grown – spontaneously punished – from a record label for pan-Asian artists to a music, media, and events company that first released an Asian music show in the United States in 2018. The ceremony was staged (head in) at the Los Angeles State Historic Park called “Asian Coachella,” cloudy.

The company, which launched the SiriusXM channel in December, has recently expanded its ambitions to include screens. Its upcoming film projects include V-Stein, a comedy about K-pop fans that it is producing alongside A-Major Media and rapper/actor John “Dumphbound” Park, and written and written by Justin Cher Directed is an immature feature featuring 88Rising rapper Rich Bryan.

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“Our company was founded on the goal of providing more authentic representation of Asian and Asian Americans and giving them the opportunity to be at the center of the stories,” said 88th founder and CEO Sean Miyashiro in a statement. “We are thrilled to expand our work and vision for television with the support of Sony.

“We are impressed by all that 88rising has achieved in music, media, and storytelling,” said executive vice president of Sony TV in a statement by comedy development Glenn Edelman. “We love everything they stand for and are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring their very unique and important Asian and Asian American stories to television and to work with a fantastic roster of artists.”

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