Suzanne de Passe & Madison Jones form production pact with Universal Pictures

Mumbai: Universal Pictures has forged a three-year, first-look production agreement with Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones’ de Passe Jones Entertainment.

Universal Pictures chairman Adam Fogelson and co-chairman Donna Langley said, "Suzanne and Madison have respect in multiple divisions of the entertainment industry. We look forward to their upcoming projects with the studio."

de Passe and Jones merged their entertainment companies several years ago and are developing and producing a wide variety of film, television, music and new media projects. One of de Passe Jones’ priority projects is the film on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which they are developing with Steven Spielberg at DreamWorks. The company has published its first graphic novel through its new imprint, Revenger Comics, distributed by IDW Publishing.

"We are excited and honored to have the opportunity to work with the  executives at Universal to produce films in a variety of genres. We believe the next few years will be a wonderful, creative adventure," said de Passe and Jones.

Senior development executives Suzanne Coston and Brett King will be receiving submissions on behalf of de Passe Jones Entertainment.