Billy Porter Signs First-Look Deal With FX Productions

to erect Star billy porter first glance agreement with FX Productions, Under the agreement, he will develop content for FX through his new production company Incognegro with production partner DJ Guggenheim.

“Billy Porter was an incredibly skilled artist prior to joining FX to erect For delivering the iconic, breakout, award-winning performance that helped define the series as one of the most memorable and unprecedented in recent TV history,” FX President of Original Programming Nick Grad said in a statement. “Billy has excelled as a writer, director and more – and we are excited to help him produce bold new stories that reflect his vision and unmatched style.”

“I’m so glad I’ve been blessed to live long enough to see this day. In the days when my queue was my responsibility, so far it bases my work in personal authenticity and strength. That’s where we kick off the conversation.” That’s where the courage to tell stories that resonates at the deepest level,” said Porter. “Whether it’s about famous artists you don’t fully understand or people in communities you don’t fully understand.” Kind of don’t know or think about comedy but have never fully explored, this is a wonderful home to tell stories I’ve been talking about my whole life. The FX team is fearless and I can’t wait to break new ground together. ,

“whereas to erect was an incredible show that had a profound effect on cementing my understanding of the importance of telling underrepresented stories and gave Billy a clear start to direct. Anything is possible“It was working with Billy on set and watching him direct the cast and crew that gave me the most profound experience,” Guggenheim continued. “I love working with such a visionary storyteller and FX. Like looking forward and thrilled to start this journey at the wonderful TV studio.”

Porter wins an Emmy for Lead Actor for FX’s to erect, and recently received a third Emmy nomination for the role. Most recently, Porter appeared in Amazon’s cinderellaSeason 2 of CBS All Access the Twilight Zone, American Horror Story: ApocalypseAnd described HBO Max equal, she is ready to act our son with Luke Evans and will direct a teen comedy from Gabrielle Union’s I’ll Have Another Productions, titled to be real. He has also been tapped to direct an episode of Fox’s anthology series accused,

his directorial debut Anything is possibleA coming-of-age film, written by Ximena García Lecuona, will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on July 22.

Porter is represented by CAA, Industry Entertainment and Felker Tozek Sudlson Abramson McGinnis Ryan.