Numa Perrier, the director and writer of the 2019 SXSW standout, Jezebel, is developing a series with MACRO Television Studios.
MACRO signed a deal with Perrier for the series which will follow "a seemingly everyday couple who thrives on pillow talk and erotic thrills. Subtle red flags become alarmingly dangerous as their relationship and future together spirals beyond control." Perrier created the series and will serve as executive producer. She'll also write and direct the pilot.
“We are so thrilled to be working with Numa, a singular talent whose fresh voice and perspective offers a unique take on a genre that has been mostly male-dominated,” said Marta Fernandez, President of Macro Television Studios. Fernandez and Yira Vilaro will oversee the production for MACRO.
Jezebel, which premiered won Best Feature and Best Director at the American Black Film Festival after SXSW, was acquired by ARRAY and debuted on Netflix earlier this year. Perrier, who co-founded and Black&Sexy TV and helmed many of its series, also directed an episode of Queen Sugar's latest season.
Deadline first reported this news.
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