"Jury Duty's" Ronald Gladden Signs Overall Deal with Amazon MGM Studios
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Ronald Gladden, the breakout star from this year's Emmy-nominated comedy eries Jury Duty, has signed a two-year overall deal with Amazon MGM Studios to produce, develop, and star in a variety of content.
"Words cannot express how excited I am to officially be a part of the Amazon family," said Gladden. "Jury Duty was a remarkable experience for me, and one that introduced me to so many creative and inspiring people. I'm now looking forward to utilizing those new relationships to develop projects for Amazon MGM Studios."
"At the heart of Jury Duty was a story about the power of human kindness, selflessness, and empathy," said Lauren Anderson, head of AVOD; unscripted and targeted programming, Amazon MGM Studios. "Ronald exemplified this in his ability to genuinely connect with everyone around him, no matter their background, celebrity, or idiosyncrasies. We're excited to collaborate with Ronald and create more opportunities to bring joy, positivity, and inspiration to Amazon customers."
Gladden, a solar contractor originally from Oregon, rose to fame as the unsuspecting juror in the comedy series Jury Duty on Amazon Freevee, which earned four Primetime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series.
Gladden is repped by Kimberlin Belloni and Casey Neumeier at Artists First, and Dean Bahat at Ziffren Brittenham.
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December 1, 2023 10:41am ET by Prime Video