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Variety: Will Packer on Challenges of Juggling ‘Compton,’ ‘Ride Along 2,’ Several TV Shows

Producer Will Packer is seemingly everywhere at once. He shepherded “Straight Outta Compton” to box office glory this past summer. He fielded two comedies for the 2015-16 season: NBC’s “Truth Be Told” and ABC’s upcoming “Uncle Buck.” He’s winding down the year at his home base in Atlanta, finishing work on “Ride Along 2,” starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, for a January release. And he’s preparing for the challenge of revisiting “Roots” as a miniseries for A&E, History and Lifetime next year.

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PRODUCER WILL PACKER 1 page Feature Story in Variety magazine 12.2015 Page 23