The Hollywood Reporter reports Oscar nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson has signed on with CBS Paramount Network television for a first-look deal. Jackson signed a two-year deal which would involve him developing and executive producing a series of projects for CBS Paramount through his production company Uppity Films.
Currently, Jackson is in the process of hiring an executive to look over his TV development. The actor has stated he was open to the idea of limited appearances on the shows he develops.
Jackson’s next films will be hitting the box office later this year. The film will be called The Spirit, which is be a comic book inspired action-drama and Soul Men, a comedy-musical directed by Malcolm D. Lee.