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Jamie Foxx Inks ViacomCBS’ MTV Entertainment Group Deal

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Jamie Foxx has signed up to create entertainment for ViacomCBS MTV Entertainment.

Jamie Foxx with his producing partner Datari Turner, inked a huge deal with ViacomCBS MTV Entertainment Group. The two will to develop and executive produce original movies with diverse filmmakers.

Trevor Rose, EVP, Head of Talent and Content Development for MTV Entertainment Group, said in a statement to Deadline, “Jamie Foxx and Datari Turner are creative forces whose talent is boundless. Together, we share a vision of cultivating emerging BIPOC filmmakers and telling multicultural stories that will make an impact.”

Foxx announced the business move to his followers on social media. He stated, “New team New energy… Rick… Chuck… Ian… James…. Matt… and my guy @datariturner We bout to shake thangz up!”

Jamie Foxx has been busy with creating new content with Netflix. He is executive producing and starring in Netflix’s father/daughter comedy series Dad Stop Embarrassing Me, which is based on his relationship with his oldest daughter, Corinne Foxx, who will also be a producer. The series hits Netflix April 14. He is also apart of Netflix’s upcoming sci-fi flick They Cloned Tyrone.

Jamie Foxx also will participate in the Tyson limited series about the boxing icon. Mike Tyson recently confirmed that Foxx will star as the sport’s legend.