Rapper, Tyler The Creator, and his producing partner Lionel Boyce will be curating projects for television and digital properties, both unscripted & scripted, for Sony under Bald Face Productions.
“To be partnering with the creative genius of Tyler, the Creator and Lionel Boyce is a dream come true for us as we’ve long been fans of their work,” Sony Pictures Television president Jeff Frost said Wednesday in a statement. “Tyler’s unconventional ingenuity is unparalleled, and we are excited about the prospect of what we can create together.”
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/tylerthecreator?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@tylerthecreator</a> and I signed a first look deal with Sony for TV. But more importantly I’ve changed my name to Mr. Chapstick. <a href="https://t.co/zjhvduw5n6">https://t.co/zjhvduw5n6</a></p>— Lionel Boyce (@TheMustacheMan) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheMustacheMan/status/1052689487132745729?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 17, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Tyler's previous television projects include Adult Swim's Loiter Squad and The Jellies, which premiered last year and features the voice talents of Earl Skakel, AJ Johnson, Phil LaMarr, Kilo Kish, and more.
I'm excited for the new project! Are you?