Roots, a remake of one of the most celebrated TV programs of all time, blockbuster 1977 miniseries Roots, is a go at History, which has been developing the project for over a year. The new event series is being made into a big A+E Networks affair, with History, A&E and Lifetime all set to simulcast it. Prolific feature producer Will Packer (Ride Along, Think Like A Man), who is making a major foray into TV, has come on board as executive producer.
David E. Talbert and Will Packer have sold a holiday-themed comedy spec script to Universal Pictures titled “A Meyers Thanksgiving,” which Talbert will write and direct, with Packer producing.
Here today gone later today is a saying that is all too prominent in Hollywood. Film producer Will Packer has been able to avoid those consequences by steadily crafting standout projects including Think Like A Man, Ride Along and Stomp The Yard.
On May 2, 2015 nearly 1,200 graduates will further prove the effectiveness of Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) mission of enhancing lives through innovative research, engaging cooperative extension, and public service. FAMU alumnus and filmmaker Will Packer will serve as the speaker for the 2 p.m. ceremony.