EXCLUSIVE: Fledgling LA-based manufacturing outfit Fandomodo Movies has employed Aishah Roberts as the corporate’s Director of Movie Improvement, Europe & UK.
Roberts, who begins this week and is predicated in Europe, might be accountable for improvement of Europe and UK-based movie tasks. The previous actress arrange movie and TV manufacturing firm Pyramid 4 final 12 months.
Fandomodo’s slate consists of the Untitled Brig Owens Story, a characteristic that can recount the story of NFL gamers Brig Owens and Jerry Smith through the Civil Rights period. Written by Tommy Oliver (The Good Man), the movie will characteristic Joel Kinnaman (Hanna) as Smith, and is being produced by Anthony Kaan and Tommy Oliver.
The movie is ready on the peak of the civil rights motion between the mid-1960s and mid-1970s. Smith was secretly homosexual — a reality he stored hidden till his loss of life from AIDS in 1986 — and Owens confronted fixed challenges and bigotry as a Black man whereas attending regulation faculty. Via all of it, the lads shaped a detailed bond to all the time be there for one another no matter variations or obstacles.
“We’re thrilled that Aishah is becoming a member of our group,” mentioned Anthony Kaan, Fandomodo Movies CEO. “She’s the particular person you need with you within the foxhole, good as nails, strategic, and pushed. Her deep relationships in Europe might be key to Fandomodo’s progress over the subsequent two years.”