Producer Will Packer shares how he’s made himself one of Hollywood’s blockbuster hit makers.
Will Packer is remarkably down to earth and seemingly accessible for a man whose films bring in nine figures at the box office.
Will Packer’s life these days is bouncing bicoastal, Atlanta to L.A. and back, “doing my Hollywood hustle, brother,” as a successful movie producer and black cinema pioneer. With one recent detour to his native St. Petersburg, as an appreciative son.
Will Packer has come a long way from producing the erotic Troís thrillers to creating sophisticated romantic comedies like About Last Night and the Think Like a Man franchise. Juicy Magazine checks in with Kevin Hart and Packer about his box office mojo.
Will Packer has become Hollywood’s go-to producer for high-quality—and box office-topping—films that reflect the black experience. Earlier this year for About Last Night, Michael Ealy cracked to a room full of reporters that whenever Will Packer calls, his response is an automatic yes, almost without hearing what the film is.
Reunited…And It Feels So Good! For the sequel Think Like A Man Too, Producer Will Packer wanted two things: his entire cast back together, and Las Vegas. He got his wish, plus a whole lotta laughs.