Aaliyah Williams, through her Just A Rebel production company, has signed a first look deal with CBS Studios. She has multiple projects in various stages of development.
Williams is an executive producer on Netflix’s Gentified, which was renewed for a second season on the streaming giant. The project came to Netflix, based on the digital series that Williams developed and produced when she was at MACRO. Last year, she optioned The Wide Circumference of Love and plans to adapt it as a one-hour drama.
“I am thrilled to join the CBS Studios creative family. CBS’ commitment to telling untold stories and creating a television landscape that better reflects humanity aligns with Just A Rebel’s core mission. I am excited to continue my creative pursuits with such a rich foundation and home,” said Williams.
Her other credits include producing the upcoming film Really Love starring Kofi Siriboe and Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing. It recently debuted at the 2020 AFI Fest.
She’s repped by ICM, Rain Management, and Bianca Levin at Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman, Inc.
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